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SMVDU enhances retirement age, approves 7th pay commission scales for teachers

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

University (SMVDU) in and Kashmir has enhanced the retirement age of teachers to 65 years and approved grant of the 7th pay commission scales for them, an official said today.

The decision to this effect was taken at the council of the SMVDU, which met under the chairmanship of its and state N N Vohra yesterday, he said.

He said to attract well-known teachers to serve the university, the council also decided to grant children allowance and performance linked awards to the faculty.

Spread over 470-acres, the varsity is located near the famous Shrine in district and was ranked 94th by National Institutional Ranking Framework (Ministry of Human Resources Development) for the year 2018.

The said the council congratulated Prof for attaining the 94th rank among all the engineering institutions and for retaining its position among the top 150 universities in the country in the ranking assessment.

The council appreciated various eco-friendly initiatives undertaken by the university to develop it as a green campus and becoming the first academic campus in the state to have a 900 Kilo Watt Solar Power Plant.

On being apprised about the functioning of the (TBIC) established in the university for encouraging the spirit of entrepreneurship among the people of the state, the observed that students from other states should be invited to join the TBIC.

The said he would convene a meeting of all the vice chancellors and the heads of higher institutions in the state for discussing and preparing a road-map for promotion of entrepreneurship and start-up policies.

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 09:40 IST