All the local units are requested to wear black badges and stage a local dharna at the college level on 5 September 2014. The dharna will be held in college from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (for one hour). A memorandum addressed to the Chief Minister will be submitted to the local administration(copy attached). Kindly spread the word.

HFUCTO EC Decisions 31-8-20143

Memorandum from HGCTA 5 Sept,2014

A meeting of the executive of the HGCTA will be held on 11 August, 2014 in Government College for Women (I C College), Rohtak at 1:00 PM. The agenda of the meeting is:

  • The malfunctioning of the HGCTA
  • The communication gap between the office bearers and the President (as also the teachers).
  • The remedial steps to be taken to resolve the current situation

All the colleges are cordially invited.


The Dharna on the 3rd of August 2014 is postponed for the time being.

A meeting of the Executive of HGCTA was summoned  by Dr. Sandeep Kandhwal- President in Government College, Jind on 1 August 2014. The President informed the members that Sh. S. S. Prasad had invited him alone to his office to discuss the demands of the HGCTA. A consensus between him and Sh. Prasad was reached on the following issues:

  • Maternity leave will be counted as part of rural service
  • Workload of 25/30 will become applicable instead of 27/33. Sh. Prasad assured the President that the workload of 24/27 will become applicable as soon as 1300 posts of lecturers are cleared by UGC.
  •  API score will be simplified though interview process cannot be totally done away with.
  • Any suggestions on rationalization of rural policy were welcome and department will make necessary adjustments in the policy.
  • Five advance increments  to PhD holders will be granted at entry level.
  • Deputy Directors’ post will be advertised in future and applications from interested candidates will be called.
  • Physical Education as a subject will be started on a trial basis in rural areas.
  • Earned leave will be granted for duties(except exam duties) performed during holidays.

The President Dr. Sandeep Kandhwal  and Dr. Iqbal Singh assured the members that the department will be coming out with the requisite letters very  soon. Regarding  the issue of apology for his remarks against women, Dr. Sandeep Kandhwal  said that Sh. Prasad had apologized in front of him. The exact language used will be conveyed by the President soon.

The Dharna on the 3rd of August 2014 is postponed for the time being.


Minutes of the Executive Meeting held on 24 July 14

The executive if the HGCTA met on the premises of Govt. College, Sec-1, Panchkula in the evening. The following points were approved in the meeting:

  • The house passed a resolution condemning the use of uncivilized language used by Sh. S. S. Prasad against lady teachers of Haryana colleges.
  • A five member committee of lady teachers was constituted to further take up the matter of uncivilized language used by Sh. S. S. Prasad. The committee would decide as to with whom and at what level this issue should be raised.
  • A DHARNA will be organised in Rohtak on 3 August 2014 to press our demands.

All the local units are requested to take up the issue of the use of uncivilised language used by Sh. S. S. Prasad. Circulate the copy of condemnation letter among the staff. Kindly mail/hand it to the local administration and other higher authorities. We have already mailed it to MHRD, NCW, Governor, Chief Secretary, Chief Minister, Education Minister and Mahila Ayog Haryana.

UPDATE (25 July 2014) : The HGCTA will organise a DHARNA at Rohtak on 3 August 2014. All the college teachers are requested to reach the venue by 10 AM.