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Teachers of Six Delhi University Colleges Get Salaries after Four Months

File photograph of Delhi University campus.

The Delhi authorities additionally assured schools of the remaining six schools that they may also get their salaries after a governing physique will probably be constituted for them.

  • IANS New Delhi
  • Last Updated: September 12, 2020, 4:18 PM IST


Teachers of six Delhi University schools lastly acquired their salaries after a spot of 4 months because the Delhi authorities launched a grant for them on Saturday. However, six different schools are but to receives a commission.

Delhi authorities launched grants to: Maharaja Agrasen College acquired Rs 1.95 crore, Acharya Narendra Dev College (Rs 2.70 crore), Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences (Rs 1.49 crore), Bhaskaracharya College (Rs 1.80 crore), Shaheed Rajguru College (Rs 1.64 crore) and the Bhimrao Ambedkar College (Rs 2.18 crore).

Hundreds of lecturers in 12 completely different schools of DU couldn’t get their salaries for the final 4 months. With the discharge of grant for six schools the federal government additionally assured the remaining six that they may also get cash after a governing physique will probably be constituted for them.

A delegation of lecturers together with these from the Delhi Teachers Association had met Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, Cabinet Minister Gopal Rai and Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam final week demanding the discharge of grants for 12 schools.

The delegation had knowledgeable the ministers that lecturers, everlasting workers and different contractual of those schools haven’t acquired their salaries for 4 months inflicting extreme monetary misery to them.

Sisodia had assured the delegation that the universities wherein the governing physique has been made will receives a commission quickly. He had additionally mentioned that the federal government won’t launch the fee now for the universities the place the University has not despatched the names of the members of governing physique.

The Delhi University administration mentioned that the names of the members of remaining six schools will probably be despatched on September 14. In these 12 schools about 50 to 60 per cent workers are adhoc lecturers, visitor lecturers and contractual staff.

Professor Hansraj Suman of Sri Aurobindo College mentioned, “The teachers and staff of 12 fully-funded Delhi government colleges were facing economic crisis since the lockdown. Most of these teachers were depressed as they live in rented houses and have to pay car EMIs and other installments, etc.”

“The organisation of colleges whose grants have not been released will soon meet Sisodia. They are also facing financial crisis,” added Professor Suman.

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