District: 177 senior professors’ posts lying vacant

May 15, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Sialkot: The posts of as many as 177 senior professors from Grade 17 to 20 in 74 government boys and girls colleges in Gujranwala Division’s all the six Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahaud Din, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts were lying vacant since long.

According to the senior officials of Education Department as many as 100 seats of professors have been lying vacant in boys’ colleges since long while, 70 posts of the professors have also been lying vacant in girls’ colleges, due to which the teaching system was lying badly affected in these colleges, causing a big education loss to their students.

The teachers, students and their parents have expressed grave concern over this nasty situation and they have urged the concerned higher officials to make some direly needed effective, positive and practical steps to ensure early appointments on the above-mentioned prolonged vacant posts, in the larger interest of the local students, in this regard.