There was an extensive discussion on wide ranging issues with a special focus on the pay revision for university and college teachers, the statement said.
There was also discussion on removal of anomalies of 6th pay revision, ensuring the benefit of career advancement scheme, exemption from PhD coursework for working teachers, tenure of the college principals upto the age of super-annuation, regular appointments instead of ad-hoc appointments, issues related to commercialisation of education etc, the statement said.
The ministers assured the delegation that the recommendations of the 7th pay commission for University and College teachers will be implemented soon, the body claimed.
When contacted, an official confirmed that the delegation had met the ministers and said a proposal related to the pay revision for teachers of colleges and varsities was likely to go to the Cabinet in the coming days.
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