Member of Parliament requests CS to release salary of ANCOL’s Assistant Professors (on contract)

Port Blair, Sept 26: The Member of Parliament of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested Chief Secretary’s Intervention on the issue of non release of salary for Assistant Professors of ANCOL (on contact).

In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, the Member of Parliament mentioned that the Assistant Professors (on Contract basis) working in Andaman College (ANCOL) since 2015 have not received their salary since last six months, because of which these Assistant Professors are now facing hardship in running their family.

He pointed out that these Assistant Professors have to pay their monthly room rents, EMIs and support their family and as they are not receiving their monthly salary they are forced to borrow money from the market, which is further pushing them towards more problems.

The Member of Parliament mentioned that these Assistant Professors are under tremendous mental and psychological stress because of the financial trouble they are facing and they are now unable to support their family.

Considering their hardship, the Member of Parliament requested the Chief Secretary to intervene in this matter and do the needful to release the salary of these Assistant Professors so that they can also live in the society with dignity and self respect.

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