PU VC sets another history, 1,800 employees promoted
By Our Staff Reporter
LAHORE: On the directions of Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad, as many as 1,800 employees from grade 1 to 15 awaiting their promotions from decades have got promotion in the next grade. In this regard, an office order distribution ceremony was organised at Faisal Auditorium here on Friday. PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad, Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan, Chairman Hall Council Prof Dr Muhammad Abid Hussain Chaudhary, Resident Officer-I Malik Muhammad Zaheer, RO-II Jalil Tariq, Treasurer Rao Muhammad Tahir, Chief Engineer Faiz-ul-Hassan Sipra and a large number of employees were present on the occasion.
Addressing the ceremony, Prof Niaz Ahmad said that for the first time in the history of Punjab University, such a big number of employees have been promoted.
He said that he was very happy to see happiness in the eyes of employees. He said that this promotion would be implemented since 2017 and the promoted employees would get arrears too. The vice chancellor announced that the employees who have not got promotion in the last around 25 years would get upto four promotions.
The vice chancellor also announced overtime for security guards who perform duties six days a week or other employees who work more than 40 hours a week. On these announcements, there was a huge wave of joy among the employees who thanked the vice chancellor in an ambitious way.
The vice chancellor advised the employees to work with honesty, dedication, hard work and deal the students and public with high moral values.
He urged the employees to work as per law and don’t listen to anybody who ask them to work against the law.
The VC said that he would himself resolve any genuine issue of any employee as per law. He said that the university administration has also constituted committee for the elections of employees.
Later, the VC distributed orders among the newly promoted employees. The employees thanked Prof Niaz Ahmad for resolving their decade-long issues.