Thursday, December 31, 2015

GCU VC implements HEC rules, gets snubbed by HED

Authorities at the Punjab Higher Education Department (HED) are allegedly utilizing the senator's office to undermine the forces of bad habit chancellors of open part colleges in Punjab, as two authorities uprooted by the VC of the Government College University (GCU) Lahore were reappointed to their positions despite the fact that they were not qualified for the positions as indicated by standards of the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan Today has learnt.

As per points of interest, Dr Akhyar Farrukh, who had been functioning as the GCU Registrar, and GCU Controller Examinations Dr Haroon Qadir were reappointed to their positions through a notice issued by Punjab Governor Rafiq Rajwana, who is additionally the chancellor of all open segment colleges.

As per the warning, the GCU VC had "violated his power" by expelling the two employees from the key workplaces.

Be that as it may, educated sources told Pakistan Today that Dr Farrukh and Dr Qadir have been working under the Tenure Track System (TTS) of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) under which they are not qualified to hold any regulatory post.

"GCU VC Dr Hassan Amir Shah made the best choice by expelling the two men from their positions and the move was additionally embraced by the Chancellor's office. On the other hand, it appears that a few civil servants in the HED are not content with the VC's real activities and need to undermine his power," they said.

Purportedly, key positions of senior members in the college had been lying empty for the past numerous years and when Dr Shah assumed responsibility as the GCU bad habit chancellor, he attempted to fill them by proposing certain names for arrangements to the senator/chancellor.

"The HED's activities will be impeding to advanced education in the area. It ought to let the VCs choose what's useful for their foundations," commented a partner educator, asking for not to be named.

He said that the organization was not giving complete power to the VCs, asserting that the re-arrangement notice had been issued by the representative on the "impulses" of the administration.

He additionally said that the occupant VC had a decent working connection with Punjab's Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Nizam yet the administration in Punjab's Higher Education Department (HED) was twisted after making mistaken assumptions between them

Another senior GCU organization authority said that a sound relationship between the VC and recorder was obligatory to run the undertakings of the college proficiently. He was of the perspective that the HED was reappointing a man on a key post who was evacuated by the VC himself.

Whenever reached, GCU VC Dr Shah said that the college had gotten clear guidelines from the HEC about the expulsion of TTS educators from regulatory posts.

"I consented to those requests by uprooting Dr Farrukh and doling out the charge to the senior-generally official. The posts of recorder and controller examinations would be promoted soon for lasting appointment(s) according to HED guidelines," included the VC.

Barakullah Khan, agent secretary (colleges) at HED, guaranteed while conversing with Pakistan Today that the GCU VC had utilized the forces of the Punjab representative by making such arrangements and now the senator has reappointed the sacked authorities.

"The procedure for lasting arrangements would be begun from the introductory stage by sending the names to chancellor," he closed: