Modi government will give a Diwali gift for the university and college teachers. Narendra Modi Cabinet has announced to extend benefits to 8 lakh teachers in the universities. This decision was announced in the cabinet meeting. Now the salary of university and college teachers will increase by 22 to 28 percent. The HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar confirmed this announcement. HRD Minister has said that we must attract talent to academics. The increased pay has brought a big smile on the faces of 8 lakh teachers.HRD Minister has said that Assistant and Associate Professors of 329 Universities and 12912 govt and private aided colleges affiliated to State Public Universities will get the benefit of 7th pay commission.
The government order has confirmed, “The approved pay scales would be applicable from 1.1.2016.”“The measures proposed in the revised pay structure are expected to improve quality of higher education and also attract and retain talent,” says the Modi government’s order. “The implementation of this pay revision will enhance the teachers’ pay in the range of Rs. 10,400 and Rs. 49,800 as against the extant entry pay due to the implementation of the 6th Central Pay Commission for the pay of teachers”HRD Minister said.It will also benefit for the teachers of 119 institutions like IIT, IIM, NEET and IIIT.
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