Implementation of 7th CPC to College and University Professors/ Teaching Staff
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
STARRED QUESTION No. 134
TO BE ANSWERED ON 05.03.2018
Seventh Central Pay Commission
*134. SHRI RAJU SHETTY:
Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government has announced the implementation of the report of the Seventh Central Pay Commission to college and university professors/teaching staff and if so, the details thereof along with the additional amount required for this purpose;
(b) whether the Government has also proposed to improve quality of the teachers and if so, the details thereof along with the measures taken for this purpose; and
(c) if not, the reasons for non-linkage of quality of education with salary?
MINISTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(SH. PRAKASH JAVADEKAR)
(a) to (c): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.
STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) to (c) OF LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. *134 FOR 05.03.2018 ASKED BY SH. RAJU SHETTY, HON’BLE MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT REGARDING SEVENTH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION.
(a): Yes Madam. The Central Government vide its order dated 27th October, 2017 and 2nd November, 2017 has revised the pay scales of teachers and other equivalent academic staff in the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) and in the Higher Educational Institutions under the purview of the University Grants Commission (UGC) respectively(Annexure-I& II).Out of total annual projected financial implications of Rs. 18,204/- Cr, an amount of Rs. 9,804/- Cr would be liable on Central Government for implementation of the above pay scales.
(b) & (c): UGC hasframed regulations on Minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and Measures for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education, 2010 which has been subsequently amended in 2011, 2013 and twice in 2016.The amended regulations are available at https://ugc.ac.in/UGC_Regulations.aspx#.