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College teachers observed Black Day & decided to boycott the Teachers’ Day 2017″ –AMCTA

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Imphal, Aug 23:  College teachers of Manipur have observed the nationwide protest – “Black Day” yesterday under the banner of All Manipur College Teachers”  Association (AMCTA) at the call of AIFUCTO (All India Federation of University & College Teachers’ Organizations).
All the college units of AMCTA at different districts (both hill and valley districts) of Manipur participated the protest wearing black badges and holding meetings at their respective campuses however, in Manipur,  normal classes had not been affected. As per report, today’s protest was a historic since all the university and college  teachers of whole country have observed in large scale at their state capitals.  It is also reported that University and college teachers of all the states in North East India have observed the same maintaining the solidarity of AIFUCTO as per reports received by the Zonal Secretary (NE), AIFUCTO & President AMCTA. The protest was supported by Federation of Central University Teachers’ Association and All India Federation of Retired University and College Teachers’ organization.
The nation- wide programme was called by AIFUCTO protesting the GoI’s inordinate delay in fulfillment of the following demands –
1. Publish the report and implement 7th UGC Recommendations after consultation with AIFUCTO and other teachers’ bodies.
2. 100% financial assistance for uniform and simultaneous implementation of 7th Pay scales.
3. Pay Scales & Service conditions for Temporary/Adhoc/Part time/Guest teachers/Block Grant teachers and self financing teachers and employees.
4. Scraping of API and extend dates for participation of Refresher Course/Orientation Course.
5. Reject Pension scheme 2004 and pension to all teachers.
6. Abolished anomalies of 6th pay scales.
7. Stop budget cut in education, increase it upto 6% GDP.
8. Immediately withdraw proposed :
a) HEERA, HEFA and strengthen UGC and AICTE
b) Graded Autonomy to Universities and Colleges
c) Compulsory NET/SLET/SET for Ph.D registration.
9. Consult with AIFUCTO and other teachers bodies on Education Policy.
10. Stop commercialization, corporatization and centralization of education.
11. Regular consultation with AIFUCTO and other teachers’ body.
As AIFUCTO has decided hold Mass Court Arrest on the TEACHERS’ DAY, the 5th September, 2017 at New Delhi, the AMCTA has also decided to participate the Court Arrest programme by its representatives at the same and also decided to boycott the Teachers Day, 2017. College teachers of Manipur under the banner of AMCTA will not participate any kind of programmes/functions related to Teachers Day on 5th September 2017.

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