Added on April 9, 2019 GMK NEWS DESK
PWD Junior engineers with Amice degree appeal higher education to fulfill demand
Srinagar : A delegation of Inservice Junior engineers who have passed Associate Membership by passing Section A&B from institution of civil engineers Ludhaina.(AMICE) resented with outmost anguish against Department of Higher education which has not yet taken up the case of the said degree for resolution in the standing committee meant for such cases vide GAD order 1384 dated 12.9.2018 for checking equalivance of degrees being brought and referred by PWD R&B for the candidates seeking treatment of their acquired AMICE degree to be equalvalent to engineering degree and further inclusion of their names in seniority of degree holders for promotion The Committee was aimed to dispose the affairs of such cases after thorough consultation and consideration within a month. AMICE degree case was referred to higher education with receipt vide no 1252 dated 29/01/2019 from parent department PWD(R&B) vide no PW(R&B) /HRM/53/2017. The higher department has failed to initiate meeting on the said case and have delayed more than twomonths fiddling with aspirations of said junior engineers. R&B had been deferring and referred our case which had been lingering from 2013 for equivalence of Amice to Amie. It is pertinent to mention that Apex authorities like AICTE & MHRD, have duly recognised passing of Associate membership in relevant branch of ENGINEERING from any professional institution like institution of engineers (Kolkotta)AMIE Institution of civil engineers (Ludhaina) AMICE, and treated to be equalvalent to degree and considered for promotion. Engineering non gazetted service recruitment rules 1996 of the state says that Any in service professional junior engineer (Diploma holder) having minimum of three years of thorough field experience acquiring this membership course by passing Section A&B can be treated to degree and furthermore included among the seniority of degree holders. Associate Membership from institution of civil engineering Ludhaina is fully recognised by Apex authorites MHRD and AICTE and according to latest AICTE notification passing associate membership from any recognised professional institution like institution of civil engineers Ludhaina (AMICE) Institution of engineers (Kolkotta) etc who are enrolled before may 2013 with permanent recognition are Aicte approved for all purposes as accredited degree level qualification in engineering and are also entitled to all service benefits like a degree holder. The Said junior engineers are requesting governer administration for early action and ammendments there after in service recruitment rules if required, which have otherwise become obsolete and troublesome for deserving aspirants.
[07/04, 8:51 PM] Intikhab Shah: Baisahab this is the main news for hundreds of deserving je aspirants waiting for timely resolution of their degree in the department of Higher education referred by PWD R&B. Please and please if possible print this news on front page of our newspaper so that government administration would ask higher education department for non functioning