Chandigarh January 8, 2020
PU to release DA Arrears by Lohri

Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh visited Geology
Department and interacted with the Research Scholars and Students to know about the
progress of the research work and the problems faced by them, here today. He assured of
all possible help for the same. He also visited the different sections of the
Administrative Block and advised the staff present to adopt student and employee
attitude to solve their concerns.
PU VC informed that the arrears of DA from July to October, 2019 will be released by
this Lohri and relevant instructions have been passed to the salary section. He further
instructed that all the medical bills passed within the sanctioned limit of Rs. 6
crores will be released by 31st March 2020.
During this visit to various sections of Administrative Block, VC interacted with the
staff of Establishment II and instructed to process the promotion cases without any
delay. It was also directed that all the cases pertaining to maternity leave and child
care leave to be processed timely. He appreciated the work of Establishment Branch II
in view of no pendency in the section.
Further, PU VC instructed to evolve fast track mechanism for disposing of the
files/cases pertaining to foreign visits of the faculty for the purpose of research.
During his interaction with the Budget Section, he urged them to ensure that the work
related to any project be completed within stipulated time after the sanction of the
budget and an undertaking in this regard be taken from the concerned beneficiary. He
further directed for adjustment of advances be done strictly according to the Accounts
Manual of PU.
Later in the day, VC interacted with the Assistant Registrars and Deputy Registrars of
different sections to further improve the working.
PU VC hailed the efforts put in by the staff and further motivated them to work with
full rigour so as to make PU best University of the country. He further motivated the
employees to promote cycling and help in making eco-friendly campus for the benefit of
students and employees.