Jammu Tawi, July 13
Protest of Academic Arrangements Association of Polytechnic colleges of J&K entered 36th consecutive day in Exhibition ground Jammu. Whereas peaceful sit in protest of Academic Arrangements of Kashmir Division continued today also. Class work of all Polytechnics remained suspended since last 36 days. Academic Arrangements are demanding regularization policy for them as they are working since last more than 10-15years without any break.
Seeking regularization of the lecturers and demonstrators engaged on Academic Arrangements in the Technical Education, Atul Sudan addressing the media said that reportedly 80-85% of the staff in 24 polytechnics all across the state comprised of Academic Arrangements who were running the department successfully with laudable results.
He further divulged that the state government had admitted in recent Assembly session that 328 sanctioned vacant posts of lecturers and demonstrators and the incumbents working as Academic Arrangements were engaged against these clear vacancies and they are less than 225.
He said that there is no financial implication on these posts if all these are regularized or absorbed one time.