K N Balagopal MP, has urged the government to implement fair wages and service conditions in the self-financing colleges.
He was addressing the district conference of the Self Financing College Teachers and Staff Association here on Saturday. If quality of education is to be improved, teachers have to be given the salary they deserve, he said.
Koliakkode Krishnan Nair MLA, CPM district secretary Kadakampally Surendran and CPM state committee member Anavoor Nagappan also spoke. Delegates from more than 20 units took part in the meeting presided over by G L Shibukumar. District secretary A Aravind presented the report. The following have been elected as office-bearers of the Association: President: Sureshkumar (UIT, Neyyatinkara); Secretary: A Aravind (University Engineering College, Karyavattom); Treasurer: Ahamed Shafi (PRS Engineering College, Neyyatinkara).