Punjabi University staff struggling without salaries

Punjabi University  staff struggling without salaries

The Punjabi University Teachers’ Association has now decided to hold a general body meeting on Wednesday to discuss the issue and take a decision on future course of action.

Tribune News Service
Patiala, May 18

While Punjabi University is awaiting grants from the state government, its employees are struggling without monthly salaries for the last two months.

It’s been two months and 18 days since the employees drew their last salary and many of them are claiming that they are facing a dearth of funds and are struggling to meet their expenditures.

The pensioners are also awaiting their monthly payments.

Difficult times

Punjabi University employees have not received salaries for over two months. The pensioners are also awaiting their monthly payments. The Punjabi University Teachers’ Association has decided to hold a general body meeting on Wednesday to discuss the issue and take a decision on the future course of action.

The Punjabi University Teachers’ Association has now decided to hold a general body meeting on Wednesday to discuss the issue and take a decision on future course of action.

“We will discuss the matter and will decide on the future course of action,” said teachers’ association secretary Dr Avneet Pal Singh.

He said many of the employees were already burdened due to the pending amounts loan instalments and other expenditures.

“The university is awaiting grants from the state government. As of now, we have not received the monthly grant, nor have we received any instalment of the Rs 90-crore special grant as announced by the Chief Minister,” said a professor.

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