Finance dept unhappy at agenda of Punjabi varsity syndic meeting
The state finance division has submitted its reservations and observations to the upper training division in regards to the agenda that Punjabi University adopted in its syndicate meeting on August 17. The larger training division is the executive division to the varsity.
Commenting on the meeting agenda, the division noticed that the companies of contractual workers shouldn’t be regularised by the college in violation of authorities coverage, with out the approval of the executive division.
The division of finance stated, “Punjabi University is passing through severe financial crisis and needs to implement corrective steps as pointed out in the audit report submitted to the finance department on June 30.”
“No additional benefits shall to be given to the officers and officials in the case of additional charges. The extension in the services of contractual and ad hoc staff should not be a routine exercise but it should be decided as per the work load assessment and the requirement of the institution as per UGC norms,” the communique acknowledged.
It additionally noticed that the grant of new pension scheme from July 2012, onwards should be reviewed as it’s in violation of the federal government coverage, whereas the grant of pay scale to some workers by the college at its personal stage in violation of the federal government norms should be reviewed.
The larger training division has been prompt that the college should put together a normal working procedures for grant of extraordinary go away and examine go away to its workers. Secretary larger training Rahul Bhandari stated they have been but to obtain ultimate proceedings of the meeting.
“The department will surely look into the observations and required suggestions will be made to the varsity,” Bhandari stated. Varsity vice-chancellor BS Ghuman couldn’t be contacted regardless of repeated makes an attempt.
Previously, in a report submitted to the division of larger training on June 30, the principal accountant normal (audit) listed obvious monetary anomalies, together with extra cost of ₹1.Four crore for commercial on industrial charges, non-recovery of non permanent advance totalling ₹4.9 crore from completely different departments, unwarranted expenditure of ₹5 crore and irregular procurement of items price ₹9.6 crore between 2014 and 2018.