Dy CM exhorts part-time lecturers to shelve stir plan
Hyderabad:A�Assuring that the State government was sympathetic towards their problems, Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari today asked the contract and part-time lecturers working in 11 Universities to shelve their dharna plan.
The Deputy Chief Minister made this assurance when a delegation of contract and part-time lecturers of 11 universities met him at his residence hereA�on SundayA�and apprised him of their problems. After a patient hearing, Srihari explained that as annual examinations were nearing and MLC election code was in force, it was not good for them to go on strike at this juncture.A�He exhorted them to withdraw their strike keeping the future of the students in view.
The Deputy Chief Minister said the State government would take a favorable decision by appointing a committee on increasing their salaries and regularization of their services. He also asked the lecturers to extend total cooperation to create cordial atmosphere in theA�OsmaniaA�UniversityA�as it was going to celebrate its centenary celebrations soon.