IMPHAL Feb 22: A sit-in-protest demonstration was observed today by the college teachers demanding 6th revised UGC pay scale.
A press release by FECTAM stated that the state government should acknowledge the stand of the teachers and give their rightful demands. The release further states that other employees have not only got the revised pay but DA along with arrears have been paid out, only the teachers have been sidelined , the release states.This is a discrimination to the teaching community of the state and is tantamount to ignoring bringing about a quality system of education in the state.
The teachers demanding the rightful have resorted to stronger means of agitation and in both the hill and valley areas have carried out the sit in protest without disturbing the educational atmosphere. However, the teachers are geared for the cease work strike scheduled to begin on February 28, the release added.