Srinagar, May 19: Jammu and Kashmir Lecturers Forum invited by Minister for Education for discussion on issues lecturers fraternity is facing.
According to a statement issued to KNS, forum spokesman Mir Fayaz said, in response to an invitation received from Minister for Education to discuss the issues the lecturer fraternity is faced with, a high level delegation of Jammu and Kashmir lecturers Forum led by its President Dr Manzoor called upon the Minister in his office chamber at civil Secretariat Srinagar.
On the occasion a detailed memorandum highlighting the issues of lecturers was presented to the Minister.
During an hour long discussion the minister was briefed in detail various issues confronting the smooth functioning of the department. The main issues came under discussion include Running Grade, 40 percent quota in higher education, initial higher start, placement of senior lecturers, promotion of senior Lecturers,/Principals/CEOs/ regularisation of In-charge lecturers and other officers and deputation of officers from school education to BOSE.
The Minister took strong note of certain issues and passed on spot instructions to secretary education who was also present in the meeting. Minister assured the delegation that the settlement of the issues of his employees falls in his priorities.
However he urged upon the lecturers to devote their full potential to boost the quality education of the state.
Secretary education present in the meeting stressed upon the lecturers to play their role in inculcating moral values and discipline among students. He ensured the delegation all possible support to overcome the issues.
President Dr. Manzoor reiterated all the support desired from his organization whenever and wherever needed. He thanked the minister for inviting him and expressed his hope that the issues of lecturers will be resolved on priority. (KNS)