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.

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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.



UPDATED : 21 July 2014

Kindly circulate the copy of the Dharna schedule and Memorandum to all your friends and associates. The memorandum will be submitted at the office of the local administration where the college is located (to the Deputy Commissioner/SDM). Please be aggressive in spreading the word.


The HGCTA Executive Body Meeting approved the following course of action to pressurize the government in conceding its demands. It is to be adopted and implemented by all the Govt. Colleges of Haryana.

  • Wearing of black badges by the teachers of Government Colleges on the 16th and 17th of July, 2014.
  • Suspension of work   by the college teachers on the 21st July, 2014. The teachers will stage a DHARNA at the college level and a memorandum to the Chief Minister will be submitted to the local administration.
  • Mass casual leave along with a DHARNA at the Director General of Higher Education’s office, Sec-5, Panchkula on the 24th July, 2014.

Any further action will be deliberated in Govt. College, Sec-1, Panchkula after the Dharna at DG’s office on the 24th of July, 2014.

Download the memorandum to be submitted

Download the Casual Leave Sample

All the local unit office bearers of the HGCTA are requested to discuss and debate the future course of action to be adopted by the association. The current tentative schedule waiting approval of the house is as follows:

  • Notice of strike to be served to the govt. with a ten/fifteen day’s period on the 14th of July 2014.
  • Wearing of black badges on the 15, 16 and 17 July.
  • Mass casual leave on the 21st of July 2014 and symbolic dharna at college level. All local units are to submit a memorandum addressed to the CM at the Deputy Commissioners office.
  • Mass casual leave and dharna at DG Higher Education office on the 23rd of July 2014.
  • Mass strike after a fifteen day (tentative) period from 14 July 2014.

All office bearers are requested to deliberate on these issues and get the necessary mandate from their respective colleges. Looking forward towards your co-operation and participation.


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