QUETTA: Balochistan Professors and Lecturers Association (BPLA), has demanded of the authorities to accede to its demands or else protest movement across the province would be launched which would continue until the acceptance of all demands.
These views were expressed by Professor Raziq Ulfat Kakar, General Secretary, Balochistan Professor and Lecturer Association while addressing a press conference at Quetta Press Club along with Tariq Baloch, President, BPLA here on Thursday.
He demanded of the authorities to hand over colleges, higher and technical education department to technocrats of the department, post technocrats of the department against key administrative positions of the department, separate cadet colleges, Balochistan Residential Colleges and vocational colleges of the province from general colleges, transfer the current secretary, Colleges, Higher and Technical Education department.
He also demanded to appoint a technocrat of education department against the position of Secretary Colleges Department in the light of recommendations made by the “Think Tank” of the department, and stop the undue interference of the staff of Minister for Colleges, Higher and Technical Education into the affairs of colleges.
It was also demanded to fill the vacant positions of Lecturers, Assistant Professor, Associate Professors and Professors through Balochistan Public Service Commission, finalize the pending cases of promotion and time scale promotion, direct Private Secretary to Minister for Colleges, Higher and Technical Education to stop interfering into the administrative affairs of the department, posting in colleges be made on need basis, merit and seniority position after fulfilling all the codal formalities, end adhocesm in the department and instead appointments in the department be made purely on merit.
He demanded of the authorities to accede to the demands of Balochistan Professors and Lecturer Association or else protest movement across the province would be launched which would continue until the acceptance of all demands.