"The V-C told us that principal secretary, finance, Satish Chandra had assured him of releasing the arrears of increased salary soon. After this the employees decided to lift the dharna," he said.
The non-teaching employees were staging protests in front of Thapar hall everyday demanding release of arrears for the increased salary.
Meanwhile, Dhillon's meeting with finance minister, Parminder Singh Dhindsa that was scheduled for Tuesday has been rescheduled for Wednesday. Dhillon said he would meet the minister on Wednesday to discuss about the university's budget.