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MLC Boje Gowda Advocates for Equal Pension Rights in Kundapur

Mlc Boje Gowda Advocates For Equal Pension Rights In Kundapur

Kundapur, Jun 23: MLC Boje Gowda emphasized the need to extend the constitutional right to equal work and equal pay beyond theory into practice, particularly advocating for the transfer of the New Pension Scheme (NPS) to the Old Pension Scheme (OPS).

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Addressing concerns in the education department, Gowda highlighted disparities in promotion, pension schemes, and salaries affecting teachers and non-teaching staff with decades of service. He underscored the Supreme Court’s recognition of pension as a constitutional right and urged the implementation of OPS as promised in the Congress party’s election manifesto.

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Gowda also called upon the Education Minister to address various educational issues, including teacher shortages, salary discrepancies, and challenges faced by guest lecturers and staff in residential schools.

 

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