Press Releases

19 April 2020
19-04-2020
19 April 2020

  • Chandigarh, April 19- Haryana Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal today urged the Vice-Chancellors and Professors of various universities and colleges in the State, in the true spirit of discharging social responsibility, every teacher should take a lead socially in helping the needy in this hour of crisis.
  • He urged that every University and College should limit their expense to important works only. He further appealed to both the government and private universities and colleges not to insist any student pay the fee during the lockdown period.
  • The Chief Minister was presiding over a meeting with the Vice-Chancellors through video conferencing here today.
  • Appealing the Universities conducting various researches, the Chief Minister said that in this hour of crisis the universities should utilize their research work for the betterment of the society by using their research projects to fight the COVID-19 battle. He said that every university should follow the social distancing norm meticulously. He said to ensure that the students do not suffer academically; every university and college should continue taking online classes.
  • During the meeting, the teachers shared that most of them have already started holding classes on various the E-learning platform. They shared that the live classes with students, online worksheets, PPT presentations, etc are being conducted to help the students to cover their syllabus.
  • The Chief Minister was apprised that every faculty member is working dedicatedly to ensure that the education material and all academic help should be given to even those children who do not have smartphones. It was shared that through digital learning platforms, most of the Universities and colleges have covered 70 to 80 percent syllabus.
  • The Chief Minister further asked the teachers to explore the possibilities of conducting online examinations. He said that a meeting of the Higher Education Council should be held soon to chalk out a plan of conducting the same.
  • In the meeting, Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture, and Farmers Welfare Department, Mr. Sanjeev Kaushal, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Department, Mr. T.V.S.N Prasad, Principal Secretary Animal Husbandry and Dairying Department, Mr. Raja Sekhar Vundru, Director General Higher Education and Technical Education, Mr. Ajit Balaji Joshi, Director General Agriculture, Mr. Vijay Singh Dahiya, Secretary Finance, Mr. Bhupinder Singh and Additional Director Higher Education, Mr. Arun Joshi were present.
     
  • Chandigarh April 19: Keeping in view the Covid-19 pandemic situation in the State, the Haryana Government has decided to re-employ the retired government doctors below the age of 69 years on contractual basis for one year against vacant posts.
  • While stating this here today, a spokesman of Health Department said that Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has approved a proposal in this regard.
  • He said that the maximum age for applying has been fixed as 69 years so that the doctors could serve the department upto 70 years. The respective Civil Surgeons will be authorized to engage these doctors at their level, he added.
  • Chandigarh April 19: Haryana Government has granted permission to the Directors of Government Medical Colleges namely Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal; BPS Government Medical College, Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat and Shaheed Hasan Khan Mewati, Government Medical College, Nalhar, Nuh to fill up 197 vacant posts of faculty on contractual basis from the retired doctors upto the age of 70 years for one year or till the regular incumbent joins, whichever is earlier for the effective management of COVID-19 Pandemic in the State.
  • While stating this here today, a spokesman of Medical Education and Research Department said that Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has approved a proposal in this regard.
  • He said that while 13 posts of Professor, 29 posts of Associate Professor and 54 posts of Assistant Professor would be filled up in Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal; 8 posts of Professor Super Speciality, 7 posts of Associate Professor Super Speciality, 8 posts of Assistant Professor Super Speciality, 9 posts of Professor Speciality, 15 posts of Associate Professor Speciality and 10 posts of Assistant Professor Speciality would be filled up in BPS Government Medical College, Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat. Apart from this, 10 posts of Professor, 19 posts of Associate Professor and 15 posts of Assistant Professor would be filled up in Shaheed Hasan Khan Mewati, Government Medical College, Nalhar, Nuh.
  • The spokesman said that they would be paid remuneration as last pay drawn minus pension. He said that the Director, PGIMS, Rohtak has also been permitted to fill up posts on contractual basis as per the approval of the State Government.