All Pakistan Tenure Monitor Affiliation (APTTA), a consultant physique of TTS college throughout Pakistan, on Friday demanded compliance of the TTS statutes in true letter and spirit in addition to cost of salaries as per wage construction which was authorised by the Prime Minister in 2019. The affiliation’s President and Normal Secretary Dr. Yasar Shah and Dr. Tanveer Shehzad stated that there are 4500 tenure-track college members of universities within the nation whereas as a result of laxity of the authorities involved the way forward for this massive quantity college is being jeopardized.
As per revised coverage, they stated, this has critical repercussions for the job safety, annual increments, and promotion of the TTS college as a result of the HEC’s share of TTS funding goes to shrink below the revised funding coverage. Universities have already stopped hiring new TTS college even supposing the identical college has been the most effective performing element of college college for twenty years as per the HEC’s latest survey revealed in 2019, they claimed.
The APTTA cupboard has given the HEC a deadline of February 3, 2023 that HEC ought to withdraw the brand new funding coverage notification issued on december 16, 2022 and restore the previous funding coverage. If the chairman of the HEC fails to take action, the APTTA will stage a protest and sit-in in entrance of the HEC till their simply calls for are met. Earlier, the HEC had written to all universities, warning them if a college member assumed an administrative publish corresponding to registrar, HR director or treasurer and many others, the interval for which he/she stays on that publish shall not be counted in the direction of his/her TTS service and through that interval he/she won’t be eligible to attract TTS wage.
“After June 30, 2014, if a college member on TTS assumed duty of educational (cum) administrative place of director analysis, dean of a college or head of a division, the interval of holding such appointment shall not be counted in the direction of his/her TTS probation interval and (he/she) won’t be eligible to attract TTS wage,” the HEC stated, including the federal government was providing numerous incentives to interact college members in analysis of their respective fields and in the event that they concerned themselves in different actions the very objective couldn’t be served, due to this fact, the varsities wanted to strictly observe these directions. The prime objective of introducing TTS was to advertise analysis and impart high quality schooling to college students in numerous fields.
Alternatively Chairman HEC Dr Mukhtar Ahmed advised Day by day Instances that the coverage was positioned in 2019-20 which has nothing to do with him as being alleged by the stated lecturers’ physique. Nevertheless, he stated that he didn’t discover any flaw in that coverage as properly as a result of, he added, it was the necessity of hour as properly within the present financial scenario within the nation. Replying to a query, he stated that at the moment the HEC is out of funding for this objective, including that the fee was already below disaster to offer scholarships below introduced programmes. “It’s on report that the nation wants extra funds to help deserving college students in order that they may improve their capabilities which can profit the nation in the end,” he stated.
The Chairman recalled that the inflation charge turned many occasions excessive however assets are the identical as a result of which the scholarship programme was closely affected.