With scores of posts sanctioned for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes vacant in several universities, the HRD ministry has written to all central universities to launch a special drive to fill them.
Over 10,000 teachers of all
Central universities will go on a two-day strike from tomorrow
and boycott classes to demand changes in regulation on service
conditions which seek to link their promotion to their output.
Catering to the sentiments of Kasmhir and Jammu regions, government has decided to set up a central university each in the two provinces of the state, but dropped the proposal for setting up an IIM there.
Some residents of this winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir will organise a function parallel to the government-held Independence Day celebrations Saturday, to press their demand for a central university in the Jammu region.