JAMMU, Jan 29: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology – Teaching Association Jammu (SKUAST-TAJ) has expressed disappointment over Government’s decision to implement 7th Pay Commission recommendations from April 2018 in the State.
The issue came up for discussion in the meeting of the association, held here today, under the chairmanship of SKUAST-TAJ president Dr Vikas Sharma. Questioning present Coalition Government, Dr Vikas said that late implementation of 6th Pay Commission by three years has already created a mess in different State Varsities and Departments as the pay anomalies of 6th CPC are not yet removed leading to financial liability in educational institutions of State and this time Government is again committing same mistake.
He also demanded grant of HRA at equal rates / at par with Jammu city for scientists who are working in Research Stations and KVKs in far flung areas for the betterment of farming community as per 7th PC.
Dr Vivak M Arya, general secretary of TAJ and other members also spoke in the meeting.