Employees of University of Balochistan without pay for past three months, demand release of salaries


Islamabad: Leader of joint action committeeProfessor Kalimullah Barech, Shah Ali Bugti, Nazir Ahmed Lehri, Farid Khan Achakzai and others said on Sunday that the professors and staff of the university Balochistan (UOB) has not been received Salary And pensions for the last three months, despite 24 days having passed in March, Pakistan-based Dawn reported.
Joint Action Committee leaders announced that 35 percent of the annual budget payment and house rent allowance for professors, officers and staff of research centers has not yet been distributed.
He said that professors and staff have set up camps outside the main gate of Balochistan University. demand Salary and pension throughout Ramadan. Joint Action Committee leaders said they are organizing Oppose According to Dawn report, rallies and dharna on Saraiya Road.
Moreover, they have organized protest rallies from Balochistan University to Quetta Press Club. They have protested in front of the Secretariat, Quetta Commissioner's office and Manan Chowk. However, the provincial and federal governments have not paid attention to their demands and the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad has also not paid attention.
According to Dawn report, the committee requested all political parties, student organizations, civil societies, lawyers and journalists to join the protest so that the professors and staff of the University of Balochistan get their salaries and pensions which are outstanding for the last three months. Is.
Last week, the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the University of Balochistan organized a protest in Quetta demanding three months of outstanding salaries and 35 per cent salary for teachers and staff of research centers as promised in last year's education budget. Increase was demanded. at the University of Balochistan (UoB), The Balochistan Post reported.
The protest was led by Professor Kaleem Ullah Barech, APLF President Shah Ali Bugti, Nazir Ahmed Lehri, PKMAP's Mohammad Isa Roshan, BSO's Samad Baloch, Nazar Mengal, Balochistan Labor Federation's Abid Butt, Farid Khan Achakzai and Farhana Omar Magsi. . Many others, The Balochistan Post reported.
During the protest, speakers criticized the lack of action by the Balochistan and federal governments and the Higher Education Commission Pakistan In addressing the financial issues of UOB. Speakers said that due to this situation the families of the employees are facing the crisis of starvation during Ramzan.
According to The Balochistan Post, the protesters condemned the 'illegal' appointment of the former UOB vice-chancellor and described him as incompetent and detrimental to the welfare of the university. He urged Vice-Chancellors and officials of other universities to advocate for adequate financial support from the government.

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