DIBRUGARH, Nov 6 - Several hundreds of employees of Dibrugarh University (DU) under the banner of Dibrugarh University Employees� Association today observed �national protest day� by staging two-hour sit-in strike.
The nation-wide protest was called by All India University Employees� Confederation in support of their various demands. The employees here staged the strike from 11 am to 1 pm in front of the administrative block. As they sat in strike, the protestors held placards and banners.
Some of the key demands of the employees� body included implementation of UGC scale for the non teaching staff, withdrawal of Draft New Education Policy, 2019, representation of non teaching staff in executive council, University Court etc. scrapping of NPS and restoring Old Pension Scheme and implementation of Group Medi-Claim Policy for non teaching staff and their dependents.
The employees� body later submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister through the Vice Chancellor of the varsity.
Bolin Nath, member of the executive committee of the All India University Employees� Confederation said that the protest was observed also in Cotton University, Assam Agricultural University (Khanapara and Jorhat) and Bodoland University.