Jammu, December 03 | The executive meeting was held between the office bearers of SKUAST-Teaching Association Jammu (SKUAST-TAJ) under the chairmanship of its President, Dr. Vikas Sharma at Main Campus Chatha in which the sole issue of Career Advancement Scheme for Programme Assistants / Senior Technical Assistants / Technical Assistants was discussed. The house expressed concern regarding the promotion of Programme Assistants / Senior Technical Assistants / Technical Assistants and equivalents against the available posts of Subject Matter Specialists (SMSs) subject to fulfilling of all eligible criteria/qualification prescribed for the post of SMS as mentioned in point No. 5 of University order No.71 (Secy.) of 2018 dated 11.07.2018
President SKUAST-TAJ Dr. Vikas Sharma informed that the said agenda has already been approved by the Board of Management of SKUAST-Jammu at its 28th meeting (at agenda item 9) and then the agenda regarding the promotion of Programme Assistants and equivalents was approved by University Council of SKUAST-Jammu in its 17th meeting. The agenda got assent by the Hon’ble Chancellor (HE, GOVERNOR OF J&K) vide Communication No. GS-1 (Amend-AUJ) 12-18 /2913 dated 14th June 2018.
Dr. Sharma further informed that then the scheme was notified by Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor of SKUAST-Jammu Dr. PK Sharma vide notification No.16 Secy. of 2018 dated 11.07.2018 under the subject addition/amendments to Career Advancement Scheme for Programme Assistants / Research Assistants / Technical Assistants. The final Order No.71 (Secy) of 2018 dated 11.07.2018 regarding the matter was issued by Registrar SKUAST-Jammu vide its No. AUJ/Secy./18-19/F-101/1310-1351 dated 11.07.2018.
Advisor of the association opined that present university administration is not only bee fooling the beneficiaries from the last one year by not implementing its own order, but also disobeying the written order of Hon’ble Chancellor (HE, GOVERNOR OF J&K). The house demands that the administration should immediately implement university order no.71 (Secy) of 2018 dated 11.07. 2018 in toto as soon as possible, otherwise the matter will be taken up with Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir.
Besides, Dr. RK Samnotra-Advisor of the Association, Dr. Devinder Sharma- Publicity Secretary, Dr. Rajeev Bharat-Treasurer, the meeting was attended by Dr. Poonam Parihaar, Dr. Jai Kumar, Dr Anil Bhat, Dr. Amitesh Sharma and other executives of the association.