The 39th MCTA Annual Conference
The 39th MCTA Annual Conference was successfully held on November 2, 2017 at Government Champhai College Multipurpose Hall; 96 member representatives from 24 different MCTA branch colleges/institutions in Mizoram participated in the Annual Conference. The Conference was successfully hosted and organised by the MCTA Branch, Govt Champhai College.
Pu R. Romawia, Hon’ble minister of H&TE, Govt of Mizoram, graced the Conference as Chief Guest. The morning session of the Annual Conference was chaired by the Vice President of MCTA Pu H. Lalnunmawia. The General Secretary of MCTA Dr. C. Lalremruata gave his reports in this session which was followed by a Q&A session and a brief discussion of the reports. The morning session ended with a vote of thanks which was proposed by Pu Samuel J. Laltlanzaua, Secretary i/c Organisation, MCTA Headquarters.
The afternoon session was presided by the President of MCTA Dr. PL Ramliana. This session was used for discussing and deliberating the agenda received from the branch colleges/institutions as well as MCTA Headquarters that resulted in the passing of 9 resolutions relating to the MZU, Govt of Mizoram and those having to do with the usual MCTA affairs. One noteworthy item of this Conference which merits a special mention was that two agenda for hosting the ensuing 40th MCTA Annual Conference 2018 were received from two branch colleges. The Conference, having had to choose between the two mutually exclusive agenda, resolved choosing Govt Saitual College as a host college for the 40th MCTA Annual Conference 2018.
Another important item of the Annual Conference was the election of the Headquarters OBs which was fairly and successfully conducted by the President of MJA Champhai and his colleagues. The following are the elected office bearers of the MCTA Headquarters for the term 2017-2019:
President : Dr. PL Ramliana, Govt. Aizawl West College.
Vice President : Lalbiakzuala, Govt. Aizawl College.
General Secretary : Samuel J. Laltlanzaua, Govt. Johnson College.
Treasurer : CVL Tlanhlua, Govt. T. Romana College.
MCTA JOINS AIFUCTO in PROTEST
The Mizoram College Teachers Association (MCTA) decided to join AIFUCTO in its protest againts the Central Government for not sharing the Pay Review Committee Report. The decision was made in its Executive Meeting held on 13.4.2017 at the office of the MCTA Hqrs.
The MCTA Hqrs. request all its branches to observe 19th April,2017 as “Demands Day” by wearing black badges. A printout of the demand - “Publish PRC Report and Share with AIFUCTO”
be displayed at convenient places in the College.
38th Annual General Conference Held Successfully
The 38th Annual General Conference of the Mizoram College Teachers Association (MCTA) was held sucessfully on 3rd November, 2015 at CYMA Coference Hall, Tuikhuahtlang, Aizawl. The Conference was attended by 254 members of the Association representing 24 branches in the State. The First Session of the Conference was graced by Hon'nle Chief Minister of Mizoram Pu Lal Thanhawla as Chief Guest,Commissioner & Secretary, H&TE Dept., Pu Benjamina as Guest of Honour and Director, H&TE Dept., Pu R.Lalrosanga as Special Guest. Devotional Prayer was offered by Revd. Lalchungnunga, Director, Campus Ministry. In his speech, the Chief Guest, Pu Lal Thanhawla said that teaching is a prestigious job which entails high responsibility because teachers work for the all round development of the students. The Chief Minister also remarked that college teachers getting UGC Pay are better placed than the state employees and that the Government is having high expections from them. The Guest of Honour, Pu Benjamina also stressed the importance of skill development and producing employable students. The First Session concluded with Vote of Thanks from Pu Samuel J.Laltlanzaua, Secretary i/c Organisation.
The Second Session chaired by Dr PL Ramliana, President MCTA, deliberated and resolved on the following agenda:
1. Govt of Mizoram be strongly pressurized to fill up teachers’ sanctioned post which are lying vacant at various Colleges in Mizoram.
2. The Mizoram University should allow eligible teachers from Under-graduate colleges in Mizoram to act as full Ph.D guides
3. Title registration with ISSN be applied for MCTA Newsletter and be published in a book-let form.
4. The MCTA to take steps in bringing better coordination between MZU and State Government in the Department of Higher & Technical Education
5. The revisions and amendments of the MCTA Constitution proposed by the MCTA Headquarters is accepted
6. The invitation to host the MCTA 39th Annual General Conference 2017 by Govt. Champhai College is accepted