Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has said the government is serious in solving the issues of teacher fraternity including streamlining of salary under SSA.
Responding to the demands raised by a deputation of ReT teachers Forum who called on him here today, he listed series of reforms taken and those in the pipeline to raise the education standard in Government Schools and address the issues of serving and retired teacher fraternity. He said special focus has been laid on issues of teachers and implementation of far reaching reforms introduced to improve the quality of school education.
Acknowledging the issue of delay in release of SSA teachers' salaries, the Minister said that government is working seriously to look for a solution to this problem.
"Major portion of funds for this category of teachers come from centre, which mostly get delayed. But we are looking for a workable alternate mechanism to overcome this problem" he assured.