Teachers to get salary after ‘attendance certificate’ from parents in Kishtwar

Teachers to get salary after ‘attendance certificate’ from parents in Kishtwar

Jammu: Authorities in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir have decided to release the salary of the teaching staff in government-run educational institutes only after submission of attendance certificates duly signed by parents of students and the local sarpanch. The order by District Development Commissioner Angrez Singh Rana is aimed to keep a close vigil […]

On the Unending Miseries of Teachers

On the Unending Miseries of Teachers

Azad Hussain Although the administration has done a lot for teachers, who mostly were seen hitting the streets last year to demand their legitimate rights of equality with other government employees in terms of their salary benefits according to the recommendations of the 7th pay commission, by fulfilling their demand to provide them their legitimate […]

Contractual teachers’ protest continues

Contractual teachers’ protest continues

SRINAGAR: The Contractual Teachers Association of Kashmir continued with their protest demanding continuation of their services. Assembled at Srinagar’s Pratap Park, the contractual teachers held placards ‘Save the Youth’, ‘Save the Nation’, ‘We Need Continuation’ and ‘We Want Justice’. They are on strike for the last 18 days demanding continuation of their service. The protesting […]

Substitute teachers in colleges without salary for over a year

Substitute teachers in colleges without salary for over a year

Srinagar: In an irony of sorts, the substitute teachers working in Kashmir colleges under a University Grants Commission (UGC) programme are without salary for more than a year now while the college professors whom they have replaced are drawing salaries without teaching anything. The aggrieved teachers were hired over the years by the Higher Education […]

Contract teachers at Beerwah colleges without salary for four months

Contract teachers at Beerwah colleges without salary for four months

BUDGAM: Lecturers and teaching assistants working on contractual basis at Government Degree College Beerwah have been without salaries for past four months. Around 40 contractual staffers, most of whom have been engaged under pool fund by the Higher Education department for the academic year 2019-20 are facing inconvenience due to delay in their salaries. “We […]

Promised 7th Pay Commission benefits delayed further for teachers

Promised 7th Pay Commission benefits delayed further for teachers

Srinagar: Having already delayed their salaries for five months, the school education department has deprived thousands of Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers (ReTs) of benefits of 7th Pay Commission for the time being, even though the state government promised them the benefits from September last year onwards. Last year, the state government said that the ReTs would receive […]

On Teacher Grade Second (TGS): Useful Yet Harmful. Lets Respect Teachers

On Teacher Grade Second (TGS): Useful Yet Harmful. Lets Respect Teachers

Sheikh Shabir So, finally a sigh of relief for thousands of SSA Rahber-e- Taleem teachers of Jammu and Kashmir. They were routinely left salary-less for months together and tragically were denied the 7th pay commission benefits of April 2018. The governor administration has issued an SRO, number 20 of education; dated 22 January 2019, to […]

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