September 24, 2022


Specific Information Service

BENGALURU:  Lecturers and college students of Bangalore College, and its constituent schools, College Legislation Faculty, Bodily Division schools, post-graduation centre at Ramanagar, and College Visvesvaraya Faculty of Engineering (UVCE), will henceforth have holidays on second and fourth saturdays. Until now, the College had declared a vacation on the third Saturday, though not in consonance with the federal government vacation, which was declared for second Saturday.

The vacations have been introduced in an order by the vice chancellor of Bangalore College Ok Venugopal on June 20, with speedy impact. The choice took a toll on the work lifetime of non-teacher workers who must attempt to steadiness each the federal government and the faculty working days. “The non-teaching workers ended up engaged on each second and third Saturday,” stated the vice chancellor of Bangalore College, Venugopal.

The 2 Saturdays mandated by the federal government as holidays for public servants additionally coincide with the financial institution holidays. Therefore, it was higher for the establishment to additionally take a vacation (in gentle of the stalled administration work), added Venugopal.

UVCE workers get some aid
Whereas the talk on the possession of UVCE nonetheless continues, the vacation declared by the college, extending to its constituent schools, which incorporates the engineering faculty, comes as a excellent news to workers members. Officers stated the working hours at UVCE have been greater than that of the college and its affiliated schools. 

College academics but to learn about holidays
A delegation of academics have approached the CM in regards to the new vacation construction being detrimental to them. They stated they might not solely lose their second and fourth Saturday holidays owing to high school guidelines, however may also have lesser variety of ‘occasional leaves,’ from 15 days 10 days. Public Instruction Commissioner P C Jaffer instructed TNIE that academics didn’t come below the purview of the second and fourth Saturday vacation construction.



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