Govt will implement 7th CPC for university, college teachers: Pema

ITANAGAR, Nov 9: Chief Minister Pema Khandu announced to extend the benefits of 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) recommendations to the teachers of universities and colleges. He said the matter will be examined with the education department and implemented as soon as possible.
He was speaking at an event in Dera Natung Government College.
To meet the shortage of college teachers, he informed that state govt has created 130 posts for principals, assistant professors and non-teaching staffs for the vacancies in 29 govt institutes of higher education. He further said education department will be asked to make assessment of further requirements.
Khandu said state govt is giving emphasis on quality education and every effort will be made in terms of meeting human resource shortage and infrastructure.
He congratulated the editorial board members of the college research journal, which was released on the occasion.
Khandu said the state government had earlier brought out catchment area policy for college admission, due to which the rush at DN college has minimized. He also said every effort will be made to improve the quality of education in colleges in the districts.
To a memorandum submitted by the college authority, the Chief Minister assured to sanction funds for the boundary wall and for installation of transformer to meet power requirements.
Capital Complex Deputy Commissioner Prince Dhawan speaking at the occasion asked the students be part of the development process and urged them to invest time in solving problems and not become the cause of it. (CMO, PR Cell)