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ROPA in respect of Pro-Vice-Chancellor of State-aided Universities

Pro-Vice-Chancellor may be allowed to draw pay in Academic Level 15 w.e.f 01.01.2020 and the pay of the existing Pro-Vice-Chancellors who are in receipt of AGP of Rs. 12,000/- shall be fixed at the appropriate cell of Academic Level 15 by multiplying the existing basic pay (Band Pay + AGP) with the factor 2.57.

Government of West Bengal
Department of Higher Education
University Branch
Bikash Bhavan, 6th Floor, Bidhannagar, Kolkata – 700 091.

No. 150-Edn (U)/ EH//1U-68/19 (PT-I) Dated, Kolkata, the 10th February, 2020.

ORDER

The Governor is pleased to implement the revision of pay and allowances in respect of Pro-Vice-Chancellor of State-aided Universities.

1. Pay Fixation Method:

Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the State-aided Universities may be allowed to draw pay in Academic Level 15 w.e.f 01.01.2020 and the pay of the existing Pro-Vice-Chancellors who are in receipt of AGP of Rs. 12,000/- shall be fixed at the appropriate cell of Academic Level 15 by multiplying the existing basic pay (Band Pay + AGP) with the factor 2.57. They will get usual increment provided that the pay in no case shall exceed Rs. 2,05,100/-. In addition, they will get Special Allowance of Rs. 9,000/- p.m. w.e.f 01.01.2020.

2. Allowances:

(a) House Rent Allowance – Pro-Vice-Chancellor of State-aided Universities who are not provided with residential accommodation shall be allowed House Rent Allowance (HRA) @ Rs. 12,000/- per month.

(b) Medical Allowances – The existing rate of Medical Allowance will be revised to Rs. 500/- per month w. e. f. 01.01.2020 in respect of Pro-Vice-Chancellor of State-aided Universities those are not covered under “West Bengal Health Scheme for the Beneficiaries of Grant-in-aid Colleges and Universities, 2017“.

3. Date of Implementation:

The Pay & Allowances of Pro-Vice-Chancellor of State-aided Universities shall be notional upto 31.12.2019 and actual financial benefit shall be available from 01st January, 2020.

4. Concerned University will make necessary amendments in the Statutes/ Ordinances/ Rules etc. where necessary for incorporating the provision of the Government Order therein.

Anomalies, if any, in the implementation of this order may be brought to the notice of the Department of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal for clarification/decision of the State Government.

This issues with the approval of the Finance Department, Govt. of West Bengal vide U. O. No. Group P1/2019-2020/0379 dated 05.02.2020 read with U. O. No. Group P1/2019-2020/0345 dated 08.01.2020.

Sd/- Principal Secretary
Department of Higher Education

No. 150-Edn dated 10.02.2020, Source