KU tells private colleges to release salary to teachers

KU tells private colleges to release salary to teachers
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Arif Rashid

SRINAGAR: The University of Kashmir has directed to all private colleges affiliated with it to release salaries of November and December to their teaching and non- teaching staff.
The notification, issued by Dean College Development Council, Prof.Nilofar Khan, has been published on the university website on January 9.
The notification directed for “compliance report” with a week’s time “failing which proper action will be taken”.
Sajad Athar, Director of MTM College of Education said there are some colleges who have not released the salaries of the teaching and non teaching staff in the colleges.
“After the B.Ed degree has been converted into two years, no students from the other states are coming for admissions,” Athar said.
“In 2015 it was only one year degree, the students preferred to do this degree at that time. After the 2016 unrest the private colleges has been much affected,” he said.
“Due to low roll of students in private colleges, they are facing lot of financial crisis,” he added. “The rush of the students is very low compared to the 2015 year.”
President of Kashmir Private B.Ed Colleges Association, C L Vishen said there is very low roll of students in the private colleges, due to which they are facing problems.
“Most of the colleges have been affected,” he said.