Teachers' Day 2018 Gift: UP and Haryana governments to give salary under 7th pay commission

Published on: Sep 5, 2018 13:22 IST
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Teachers’ Day Gift: UP government teachers to receive pay scale under 7th pay commission

As a gift on this auspicious day of Teachers' Day, the Uttar Pradesh government has planned to give 7th pay commission to the state teachers and professors. This is a precious gift for state teachers and its associated cadre at state universities. However, this new pay scale will be implemented for the teachers and all the related cadre of agriculture and technical universities, along with the veterinary college will be given this increased pay scale, later on. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has approved the implementation of the seventh pay scale to teachers of universities and colleges of UP. It can be seen as a Teachers Day 2018 gift for UP teachers.

Along with this great news, the Haryana government has also released a notification approving the pay of teachers and equivalent cadres in universities and colleges following the revision of pay scales of Central Government employees on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission. Imparting the details, Haryana Finance Minister Capt. Abhimanyu said that in Under Graduate Colleges, the pay of principals would be equivalent to the pay scale of Associate Professor, that is, academic level 13A with rationalized entry pat of Rs 1,31,400 with the existing special allowance of Rs 2,000 per month.

The UP Cabinet has sanctioned the implementation of the Pay Revision Scheme in accordance with the recommendations of the seventh Central Pay Commission for the teachers and equivalent cadres of universities and colleges. It has been stated the salary of the teachers might increase from 15 to 35 thousand. This 7th pay scale scheme will benefit around 20 thousand teachers and for this, the government has made a provision of Rs 921 crore in the supplementary budget. In addition, for the under construction work of the Central Library in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Agriculture and Technology University, Rs 2236.61 lakh (as per GST Rules payable) will be sanctioned.

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Addressing the selected candidates in the recruitment of teachers in the Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Law University, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that anyone who is found guilty of leaking paper will be punished and action will be taken against that person immediately. Also, if the institutions are also found guilty in this crime, they will be blacklisted and their work permit will also be cancelled. The chief minister said that the state government wants to work well and is working towards the betterment of people. He also said that it has been often seen that the qualified and talented student lags behind and the wrong people always try to move forward. In the last 15-16 months, such wrong people came under the grip of government and the government is acting strictly on them.

The chief minister even warned the officials and stated that whosoever will play with the future of the youth of Uttar Pradesh, will have to be taken into account. He said that the government will not tolerate those who are trying hard to discourage the upcoming talent.

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