Only UGC will indicate desired qualifications and salaries, says Executive Council
Jasleen Kaur | April 6, 2010
The Executive Council of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) decided on Tuesday that SC/ST reservations for faculty posts will have to wait for the UGC guidelines.
“We cannot go ahead filling up posts until we get proper guidelines from the UGC after the sixth pay commission. These are being negotiated by the HRD ministry. Our hands are tied; what do we advertise until we get details about the qualification and salaries of these teachers,” Kamal Mitra Chinnoy, a member of Executive Council (EC), said.
The issue of extending the term of Vice Chancellor was also discussed at the EC meeting on Tuesday.
"We had a large discussion on it but it was inconclusive. We will take up the matter in the next meeting,” Prof. Chinnoy added.
As the EC met, students held a demonstration.
The students have been demanding early implementation of SC/ST reservations for faculty posts and OBC reservations for students.
The Executive Council had given its approval to reservations in April 2007, after which an advertisement was published for various posts.
But last year in November, the Academic Council opposed the proposal. After which it was again referred to the EC.
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