FEGOCTA said that the proposed agitation, mass casual leaves on February 12-13 and boycotting classes from February 17, still remains until their demand is met.
The Federation of Government College Teachers’ Association, Manipur had served an ultimatum to issue an order for the implementation of UGC 7th Pay by February 16, FEGOCTA president Pishak said.
Further delay in implementation of the national policy of UGC will harm the students and higher education in Manipur, FEGOCTA said.
The DM College of Science Teachers' Association (DMCOSTA) said that the act of transferring a principal of a college near retirement is disturbing.
The failure to implement 7th UGC pay in the state has a negative impact on the higher education of the state.
Speaking to the 'Imphal Free Press', general secretary, Federation of Government College Teachers’ Association (FEGOCTA), N Somorendro contended that the whole purpose of education, research, academic and intellectual life, knowledge will go to waste if the government impose restrictions on academic freedom.