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Cabinet okays 7th PC for 8L teachers

DNDEL10415 | 10/12/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :173 | Education & Careers

New Delhi: In what will come as welcome news to 8 lakh teachers in higher education institutions across the country, the Cabinet has approved their revised pay scales, following recommendations of the 7th central pay commission.
The decision will benefit 7.58 lakh teachers and equivalent academic staff in the 106 universities and colleges, which are funded by the University Grants Commission. The move will also benefit 329 universities, which are funded by state governments and 12,912 government and private-aided colleges affiliated to state public universities.
In addition, the revised pay package will cover teachers of the 119 centrally-funded technical institutions i.e. IITs, IISc, IIMs, IISERs, IIITs and NITIEs.
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