End Liability: Pu Syndicate to revise its retirement policy | Chandigarh News

Chandigarh: The Punjab University union cleared various items out of the 19 on the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting, but the old-age pension policy case will be re-examined for financial liability before being submitted to the next union.
The union authorized the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the JC Bose University of Science and Technology in Faridabad, Smart Materials Laboratory (SML), University of Southern Denmark in Sonderborgthe Sophisticated Analytical Instrumentation Facility (SAIF) of PU and the Graduate School of Convergent Science and Technology KU-KIST at Korea University in Seoul.
The organization has made it possible to increase the fees paid to invited foreign experts who evaluate the doctoral thesis and carry out a defense test. The increase is from Rs 4,000 to Rs 10,000. The union has also made provision for granting maternity leave to female employees, including temporary, contract and daily workers, in teaching and non-teaching departments. In the event of miscarriage or abortion, child adoption leave will also be granted.
The union was also authorized to set up a new, separate board of studies for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in applied arts, painting, graphic design (engraving) and sculpture. The body has approved the recognition of certain courses, examinations and degrees from other universities and institutes which have been introduced with the approval of their respective statutory bodies approved by regulators such as the MCI, DCI, TOSNCTE, AICTE and BCI but not offered by PU.
The union also approved recommendations received from the committee on September 20 to frame the templates and application forms for the direct recruitment of assistant professor, associate professor, professor and principal under the University Grants Commission (UGC) regulations of July 18. 2018. The union also approved the appointment of a senior professor of the relevant discipline to some chairs, while it also agreed to write off a staff bus and an ambassador’s car.
The deliberate body of the pension plan decided to re-examine its financial liabilities before a detailed report is filed with the next union. On January 29, 2014, the president of the association of non-teaching employees of the UP took steps to give employees a new chance to opt for the old pension plan. On November 7, 2019, a panel recommended bringing this issue to the union.
The union will carry out a legal audit.