On teacher’s day, ReTs go on mass leave

On teacher’s day, ReTs go on mass leave

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Thousands of Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers (ReTs) regularised as general line teachers under the ReT scheme have submitted mass casual leaves in protest on the occasion of teachers day to be celebrated on Wednesday The teachers-majority of whom have been regularised by the state government under the ReT scheme started in 2000-decided to abstain […]

2000 files of ReTs pending for approval in education dept

2000 files of ReTs pending for approval in education dept

41,000 such teachers already up in arms for want of salaries, other benefits Irshad Khan Srinagar: More than 2,000 files of Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers have piled up in the School Education Department for approval even as the authorities have been caught up in a mess with thousands of such teachers already hired over the years. […]

ReT teachers facing financial crisis as govt compounds salary mess

ReT teachers facing financial crisis as govt compounds salary mess

IRSHAD KHAN Srinagar: After botching the merger of the Government of India’s (GoI) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) scheme with the state government’s Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) by regularising the ReT teachers, the J&K government has brought over 41,000 of them to the verge of bankruptcy by depriving them of the benefits a permanent employee is entitled to. […]

Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers start 15-hour protest, demand de-linking salaries from SSA

Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers start 15-hour protest, demand de-linking salaries from SSA

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Demanding delinking their salaries from the central government sponsored SSA, the J&K Rehbar-e-Taleem Teachers Forum (JKReTTF) Monday started a 15-hour long protest programme at the Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK), Samandar Bagh here. Hundreds of ReTs assembled at the DSEK in the afternoon to mount pressure on the state government to […]

ReT Forum says released funds insufficient for salaries

ReT Forum says released funds insufficient for salaries

Irshad Khan Srinagar: The J&K Rehbar-e-Taleem Teachers’ Forum Friday said that the 250 crore rupees released by the government for the teachers’ salaries was “insufficient”, and not as per the 7th pay commission. The state project directorate of Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan on Thursday released Rs 10666.427 lakh for the salaries of the teachers recruited under […]

After MHRD snub, 50% shortfall in ReT salaries

After MHRD snub, 50% shortfall in ReT salaries

Irshad Khan Srinagar: After the Ministry Human Resource Development (MHRD) declined to fully reimburse the funds for the teachers recruited in the state under the erstwhile Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, there is a fifty percent shortfall in the salary of teachers. Kashmir Reader had reported earlier that in the Project Approval Board (PAB) meeting of the […]

Protesting ReT’s lock ZEO office in Bandipora

Protesting ReT’s lock ZEO office in Bandipora

Bandipora: Rehar-e-Taleem teachers working under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) ​locked Zonal Education Office (ZEO) office here in Bandipora on Thursday. The protesting teachers locked the office after they got a whiff about the ZEO disbursing their salaries as per 6th pay commission, a protesting teacher told Kashmir Reader The ReT teachers in the valley are […]

High level meet leaves ReTs dejected

High level meet leaves ReTs dejected

Just another committee formed, say teachers IRSHAD KHAN SRINAGAR: Dashing the high expectations associated with it, a high level meeting chaired by the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday to address the issues of Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers (ReTs) has instead disappointed the latter. With officials like Chief Secretary, B B Vyas, Finance Minister, Altaf Bukhari and […]

SSA teachers continue protest: ‘Fulfil our demands or we will occupy Lal Chowk on Eid’

SSA teachers continue protest: ‘Fulfil our demands or we will occupy Lal Chowk on Eid’

JUNAID DAR CHARAR-I-SHARIEF: Jammu and Kashmir Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) Teachers’ Forum zone Nagam in central Kashmirs’ Budgam on Monday staged a protest demonstration here against the government for failing to fulfil their demands. The government had earlier assured that the issues pertaining to SSA teachers will be addressed soon. The teachers were demanding streamlining of their […]

ReT teachers protest, demand 7th pay commission benefits

ReT teachers protest, demand 7th pay commission benefits

ARIF RASHID Srinagar: Teachers working under centrally sponsored scheme Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) on Thursday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding the benefits of 7th pay commission and has denied to take the salaries of month of April. The teachers from various districts assembled here in press enclave under the banner of Jammu […]