PATNA – The newly constituted Bihar State University Service Commission (BSUSC) will start the process of appointment of assistant professors against sanctioned vacant posts in all subjects of different colleges and universities soon.
This was decided at a high-level meeting of government officials and vice-chancellors (VC) of different universities held under the chairmanship of governor-cum-chancellor Lalji Tandon at the Raj Bhavan recently.
The VCs were directed to furnish to the commission the exact vacancies of assistant professors with reservation roster so that the process of appointment may be completed at the earliest.
At least 8,000 posts of assistant professors are reportedly lying vacant in the universities of the state.
It was also decided in the meeting that some selected institutes of the state would be developed as centres of excellence so that they figure in the list of top 100 colleges of the country. The state education department and department of art, culture and youth will initiate necessary steps for construction of outdoor and indoor stadiums, auditoriums and swimming pools in all the universities.
Patna University VC RBP Singh was asked to prepare a detailed proposal for National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).
The governor emphasized on monitoring and ensuring proper attendance of teaching and non-teaching staff on their respective campuses.
Chief secretary Deepak Kumar, development commissioner Subhash Sharma, education department’s additional chief secretary R K Mahajan, governor’s principal secretary Vivek Kumar Singh, health department principal secretary Sanjay Kumar, art, culture and youth department principal secretary Ravi Manubhai Parmar, information and public relations department secretary Anupam Kumar and the VCs of PU, Pataliputra University, Nalanda Open University, Aryabhatta Knowledge University and Maulana Mazharul Haq Arabic and Persian University attended the meeting.