Special perks for teachers in far off areas: Peerzada
Jammu, Apr 9: Minister for School Education, Peerzada Muhammad on Saturday said Government is seriously considering sanctioning special incentives for the teachers and lecturers posted in far-off areas of the State.
Addressing a function organized by 10+2 Lecturers Forum at Jammu University here, the Minister also said that Government has already initiated steps for regularization of all in-charge Principals, lecturers, ZEOs and Headmasters.
Expressing satisfaction on the performance of the lecturers, the Minister said that with their hard-work and dedication, the Government schools have excelled in the last year’s exams.
“I would also like to appreciate role of the teachers during unrest in Valley last year. Despite many odds, they exhibited exemplary courage to make the institutions functional. Government is seriously considering sanctioning special incentives for the teachers and lecturers posted in far-off areas of the State,” the Minister said.
He said all the proposals of 10+2 lecturers are under the active consideration of the Government. “The Government is familiar with problems of the teaching community and efforts are being made towards their redressal,” he said.
He said Government has sanctioned Rs. 9 crore each for construction of Teachers’ Bhawan at Jammu, Srinagar for the facility of teaching community, which was a long pending demand of the community.
Regarding changing the nomenclature of Higher Secondary Schools, the Minister said that Government is contemplating to rename the schools as Intermediate Colleges with a view to enhance dignity of the lecturers.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 9 Apr 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 9 Apr 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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