Himachal Pradesh University releases revised UGC pay scale for faculty

Shimla: On Diwali eve, Himachal Pradesh University announced release of revised UGC pay scales for teaching staff and equivalent cadres in the university and colleges.

Ranvir Verma, university spokesman said, Vice-chancellor SK Gupta has ordered release of revised UGC pay scales for the faculty.

A notification to the affect had been issued. Implementation of the new scales would entail and additional annual burden of Rs 9 crore, the spokesman said.

The new scale being considered as a festive bonanza is expected to benefit the about 256 strong teaching faculty in the university and 30 additional teachers in an associated college, directly under the university administration.

As Editor, Ravinder Makhaik leads a team of media professionals at Hill Post. Spanning a career of over two decades in mass communication, as a Documentary Filmmaker, TV journalist, Print Media journalist and with Online & Social Media, he brings with him a vast experience. He lives in Shimla.

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