The Pondicherry Engineering College Teacher's Association (PECTA) has organised an indefinite sit-in strike, which started on Wednesday.

According to an official from PECTA, the strike has been organised to revise the pay scales of the professors, based on the All India Council of Technical Education. There has been no Government Order to implement this revision of pay, the official said. The strike would continue until the matter was resolved, till which time the faculty would not conduct classes, the official said.

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