'Open more universities, government colleges in TN' - The New Indian Express

'Open more universities, government colleges in TN'

Published: 08th December 2012 09:37 PM

Last Updated: 08th December 2012 09:37 PM

The Tamil Nadu Government College Teachers association today urged the government to open more universities and government colleges in the state.

At its state-level meeting here, the Association passed various resolutions, chief among which were a plea to fix the retirement age as per UGC recommendations, sanction of Professor posts in colleges,effective implementation of Career Advancement Scheme and restoration of old pension scheme.

Ashok K Burban, General Secretary, All India Federation of University and College teachers Organisation, who spoke, said there should be no discrepancy among states in implementing UGC (University Grants Commission) pay scales for university and college teachers.

The meeting also felt variations in pay in self-financing institutions should be rectified.

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