DU okays new promotion guidelines amid protests by teachers – ThePrint – PTIFeed

New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) The tutorial council of the Delhi College unanimously handed new laws for promotion of lecturers of its departments and centres with some modifications on Thursday.

“The promotion tips for lecturers of departments/centres of the College of Delhi had been accepted with some modifications,” an official stated.

The brand new tips for promotions had been opposed by completely different lecturers teams’ and unbiased activists.

The council assembly was stalled briefly when it began amid protest by the lecturers’ representatives over the proposed guidelines for promotions of division lecturers.

The assembly was adjourned by Vice Chancellor Yogesh Singh as some representatives jumped to the effectively of the corridor in the course of the Zero Hour to register their protest towards the change within the guidelines.

Below the proposed guidelines, to be eligible for promotion to completely different ranges of assistant professorship, the applying should have a specified minimal variety of publication within the Scopus Index journal. The brand new rule additionally mandates publication in UGC care listed journal.

This standards mandate was not included within the UGC 2018 laws for promotions of college lecturers.

The Delhi College Academics’ Affiliation (DUTA) opposed the proposal saying it’s discriminatory for these becoming a member of after July 1, 2024.

“The proposed modifications create a discrimination between these lecturers who’re promoted in line with the UGC laws as those that will probably be eligible for the brand new laws after 1.7.2024,” the lecturers’ physique stated in an announcement.

Members of the Left-affiliated Democratic Academics’ Entrance (DTF) submitted a dissent be aware over the modifications within the promotion guidelines condemning its passing within the assembly.

The AC members additionally raised points associated to displacement of ad-hoc lecturers, delay in releasing wage of lecturers and pension of retired lecturers, granting of maternity depart to ad-hoc workers, amongst different considerations. PTI SJJ CK

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