1463 temporary teachers engaged in far flung areas of Kashmir

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Teachers serving in hard zones to get Rs 7500, those in other areas to get Rs 4500 as monthly honourarium

SRINAGAR: Soon after the approval from Cabinet and as per the instructions from Minister for Education and Finance Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari, Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK), Dr G N Itoo on Sunday issued orders of engagement of 1463 temporary contractual teachers on academic arrangement in far flung areas of 9 districts of Kashmir division.
In this connection, an emergency meeting of Chief Education Officers was called at Directorate of School Education Kashmir wherein they were directed to finish the process of posting in the schools of these contractual teachers within two days positively, an official release read.
DSEK told all the selected temporary teachers to collect their temporary orders on Monday from their concerned CEO Offices. He has directed all the CEOs to make the orders for these temporary teachers available according to the merit list.
These temporary teachers on academic arrangement were given a monthly honourarium of Rs 3000 only but due to the intervention of Minister for Education Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari their monthly honourarium has been enhanced. Temporary teachers serving in far flung or hard zones will get Rs 7500 monthly and teachers working in other areas will get Rs 4500 as monthly honourarium.
“By the posting of these temporary teachers, the teaching learning process will improve and become more effective in those schools where there was deficiency of staff,” it read.
By this engagement of temporary teachers, 53 teacher posts of Ganderbal, 389 of Anantnag, 171 of Bandipora, 275 of Baramulla, 93 of Kupwara, 81 of Pulwama, 105 of Shopian, 85 of Kulgam and 211 posts of Budgam will be temporarily filled on academic arrangement, it added.