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CTIs Payment:Clarification regarding payments to college teachers Interns

CTIs Payment: Clarification regarding payments to college teachers Interns (CTIs) for the lockdown due to Covid-19

CTIs Payment: Higher Education Department(HED) hired the services of CTI’s in two phases as stop-gap arrangement to bridge the faculty shortage in Financial Year 2019-20. The contract of the first phase of CTIs expired on 30-04-2020 and the second phase expired 31.05.2020. Their contract provided termination at the option of either of the parties on one month notice.

 

2. Higher Education Department, Punjab declared the closure of institutions till 31-05-2020 declaring lockdown period as Summer Vacations due to COVID-19 Corona Pandemic. However, the contract of service of CTis was never terminated. Moreover, CTIS were willing to fulfill their contractual obligation. However, they were unable to perform their duties due to lockdown. The Competent Authority has decided to pay the salaries of CTis during lockdown period till the expiry of their contract keeping in view financial situation arising out of Corona Pandemic and contractual obligation of the department.

I am therefore directed to request you to release the salaries of CTIs till expiry of their contracts including lockdown period resulting from the Corona Pandemic.

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