1,129 Lecturers’ Promotion Reviewed
THE Departmental Promotion Committee of Higher Education Department, headed by Additional Secretary Ehsan Bhutta, on Friday considered 1,129 cases of lectures for their promotion from BPS-17 to 18.
According to a handout, the committee reviewed the promotion cases of 567 female lecturers and 562 male lecturers. Approximately 800 eligible lecturers with complete ACRs were cleared for promotion and remaining cases were deferred due to non-availability of ACRs. After the receipt of their ACRs, the remaining lecturers would also be promoted.
It is pertinent to mention that the hundreds of lecturers had been waiting for there promotion for more than 20 years. The department created vacancies by dismissing more then 600 absconder lectures and promoting 500 assistant professors. The departmental authority had directed lecturers and field officers to complete the ACRs of the deferred cases so that their promotion notification could be issued at the earliest.