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'Striking DU ad-hoc teachers yet to hear from varsity admin'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Delhi University's ad-hoc teachers, who are on a since January 4 demanding their immediate absorption and same benefits as given to permanent teachers, said Saturday they were yet to hear from the varsity administration.

A group of 20 ad hoc teachers of the began the outside the

The teachers have also written to the demanding its intervention in the matter, a said.

The teachers are demanding their absorption and benefits that are given to permanent employees like paid maternity leave, retirement benefits, etc.

He said they have not heard anything from the administration which has been "apathetic" towards them.

The said they plan to intensify their stir in the coming days if the administration will not hear their plea.

There are 4,600 ad-hoc teachers working in the They have all the required qualifications prescribed by the (UGC).

The ad-hoc teachers have received support from the Teachers' Association (DUTA) and permanent teachers. The teachers association has also written a letter to the administration demanding absorption of its ad-hoc teachers.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 20:05 IST