PUTA members have been protesting from final seventeen days towards the alleged autocratic behaviour of appearing VC and over their calls for together with appointment of recent common VC. The PUTA members stated that the incumbent appearing VC who was an IAS officer was attempting to create divide between the lecturers within the college after the lecturers had tendered mass resignations from their extra posts.
On Saturday PUTA members additionally wrote a letter to the Governor searching for his intervention to avoid wasting the dignity of the college.
Nishan Singh Deol, PUTA President stated, the letter to Governor reads, “The language used within the appointment letters by the officiating Vice Chancellor in direction of each the outgoing appointees is extremely humiliating, derogatory and vindictive. This continued harassment by, and vindictive behaviour of the officiating VC is completely unacceptable and is condemned in strongest phrases by the educating fraternity of the College. The malafide angle of the officiating VC is focused towards the educating in addition to non-teaching workers of the college and have to be checked. Any orders which can be derogatory, divisive, technically and legally non-tenable and violative of the College Calendar must be declared null and void and revoked with rapid impact”.
PUTA stated that as many as 42 senior officers together with dean tutorial affairs and registrar tendered their resignations from their extra posts on March 25 and 30 towards the autocratic dealing of officiating VC in addition to being miffed over non-clearance of 105 promotion circumstances.
On Friday, PUTA members together with some non-teaching worker unions held a protest towards the appointment of recent registrar within the college in addition to burning the effigy of College’s Vice-Chancellor Ravneet Kaur. Additionally they locked the primary gate of the college for round 4 hours.