Haryana Education Minister Kanwar Pal on Thursday said posts of 2592 Assistant Professors will be filled soon in the government colleges of the State, after which there will be no shortage of academic staff in colleges.
"Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal has accorded approval for the creation of 2592 new posts of Assistant Professors for Government Colleges," he said, adding that for the first time in the history of Haryana that the State Government has decided to fill such huge vacancies at a time.
Kanwar Pal said that at present there are a total of 157 government colleges in the State in which about 1.90 lakh students are getting higher education. There are already 4975 Assistant Professors posts sanctioned for these colleges. The total number of posts sanctioned will now be 7567 after the Haryana Government has sanctioned 2592 new posts of Assistant Professors for 33 subjects. He informed that the vacant posts will be filled soon.
Terming this move of the State Government as historic and decisive in the field of education, Pal said that Haryana Government is committed to providing quality education to all the students, also in institutions of higher education.