Punjab & Region

Channi Govt should not make Guest Faculty Assistant Professors unemployed at this age: Manish Sisodia

Chandigarh, November 24

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national leader, Delhi Education Minister and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has appealed to the Charanjit Singh Channi-led Congress government not to make about 1,000 guest-faculty assistant professors unemployed; who have been handling the higher education system in government colleges of Punjab for years.

Sisodia said that since the year 2002, the assistant professors who worked diligently for the strength of the education system like regular and part-time professors at the very minimum wages; the Channi government betrayed them and now was bent on making them sit home, many of whom have even crossed the prescribed age limit for the job.

On Wednesday, Manish Sisodia who was on a Punjab visit, met the guest faculty professors of the state and termed the attitude of the Congress government towards them as inhuman and unjust. On the deepening crisis in the education department of Punjab, Sisodia raised questions on the promise of Ghar-Ghar Rozgar of the Congress government of Punjab.