Main academics’ associations from Vadodara, Panchmahal, Chhota Udepur, and Narmada districts on Thursday held a symbolic protest looking for implementation of the Previous Pension Scheme (OPS) on Thursday, which mark the beginning anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar.
The academics additionally submitted memorandum to the elected MLAs of their respective constituencies.
Lecturers associations in Panchmahals, Chhota Udepur, Vadodara, and Narmada joined a state-wide protest name by authorities academics, demanding the implementation OPS, which had been carried out away in December 2003. The academics, who submitted facsimile memorandum to their respective elected representatives have warned of agitations if the Previous Pension Scheme just isn’t introduced into impact.
The academics, on Thursday, took out protest rallies, chanted slogans, and demanded the implementation of their constitutional rights whereas invoking Dr BR Ambedkar.
“The most important contention is that the OPS did not require a 10% contribution from the employees’ salaries… In NPS, there is no provision for a provident fund. There are many states which have already brought back the OPS, especially those that are not governed by the BJP… NPS is detrimental to the life saving of teachers and in an event of untimely death, the family receives no benefits,” stated a instructor from Karjan.