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State government manipulate meeting resolution: AMCTA

All Manipur College Teachers’ Association (AMCTA) alleged Manipur Government of violating  the UGC guideline regarding the age of Retirement for College Teachers. The association also accused the state government for manipulating resolution of minutes of the state level meeting on New Education Policy related to Higher Education held on 31st October this year at the Conference Hall of the Directorate of University and Hr.Education, Manipur chaired by P.Vaiphei (Com.Hr & Tech Edn).
In a press Statement released by Dr M Ibomcha Singh, Joint Secretary (Publicity), AMCTA argued that the resolution no. 3 of the meeting that is “Age of Retirement of College teachers has been extended upto 65 years of age. The Government is proposing to review the service extension of those teachers who have attended 62 years of age in accordance with certain guidelines to be formulated by the government” (vide letter no. 3/3-7/2015-UHE (NEP) dtd.31/10/15, was manipulated. The matter was not even discussed during the meeting and AMCTA cannot accept it, said the statement.

 The statement further reads that as per UGC’s model guidelines, University and College teachers are granted to extend their service period upto 70 years of age after their superannuation. The provision was implemented in all central Universities and colleges in India including Manipur.       

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