There is good news for the teachers (professors) of colleges and universities of Haryana. The government has decided to honor college and university teachers every year on the lines of school teachers. Teachers who get the honor of Best Lecturer and Professor will get the benefits of promotion and extension apart from the cash amount. At the same time, the government has decided to fill the posts of assistant professors in colleges. For this, the Higher Education Department has been ordered to immediately send the demand for vacant posts to the Haryana Public Service Commission. These posts will be filled through regular recruitment by HPSC only. This decision was taken in the State Higher Education Council meeting held in Chandigarh under the chairmanship of CM Manohar Lal Khattar. In the meeting Higher Education Minister Moolchand Sharma and Chairman of the Council Prof. Senior officers including Brijkishore Kuthiala were present.
The Chief Minister directed that efforts should be made to increase the interest of children in the self-finance courses being run in the universities. Special attention should also be given to the universities to mobilize their resources financially. The Chief Minister said that in order to provide employment-oriented education to the youth in future, there is a need to lay emphasis on future-ready courses by the universities in today’s time. He instructed that how many courses are running in universities, self-financing courses, subject-wise and course-wise faculty-student ratio, etc. should be studied. For this, a team should be formed which would visit the universities and report on all these points. Apart from this, he directed to settle the matter of promotion, child care leave, study leave or other matters related to teachers in a fixed time frame. It was decided in the meeting that on the lines of the awards given to the school teachers for their remarkable performance, awards would also be given to the teachers of universities and colleges.
A plan will be prepared for this. Apart from this, it was also decided to implement online modular training program (Online Content Production and Teaching Method) for teachers of universities and colleges to enhance the quality of education level. This training module has been prepared by Shri Vishwakarma Skill University.
National education policy will be implemented by 2025
The Chief Minister said that in the New Education Policy (NEP)-2020, emphasis has been laid on providing inclusive and equal quality education and increasing opportunities for education. In order to implement this policy in Haryana, an advisory committee has been formed for planning and reporting on policy related matters. Apart from this, Implementation Committee and Task Force have also been constituted. To achieve the goals of the new education policy, the state government has set a target to implement NEP-2020 completely in the state by the year 2025.
CM Khattar interacted directly with the employees placed through Haryana Skill Employment Corporation
Online transfer format ready
It was told in the meeting that as per the instructions of the Chief Minister, the Higher Education Department has prepared a new transfer policy for teachers. This policy will not only benefit the students but also the teachers and the standard of education will also improve. Principal Secretary of Higher Education Department Vijender Singh, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Dr. Amit Agarwal, Director of Higher Education Department Rajeev Ratan and other officers were present in the meeting.
College and university teachers will also get awards, assistant professors will be recruited in colleges
Story first published: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 22:08 [IST]