7th Pay Commission benefits approved for Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers

7th Pay Commission benefits approved for Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers

Irshad Khan Srinagar: In a development that is likely to end months of protest by teachers, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday approved 7th Pay Commission benefits for Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers (ReTs), who were left out from the hike earlier. The Pay Commission benefits were announced effective from April this year, but more than 41,000 […]

Police foil Raj Bhawan march of SSA teachers, detain scores

Police foil Raj Bhawan march of SSA teachers, detain scores

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Teachers working under centrally sponsored scheme Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) on Sunday again held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding the benefits of 7th pay commission . The teachers from various districts of Kashmir assembled here in Partap Park under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir Rehbar E Taleem Teachers Forum […]

Demanding pay commission benefits, JK teachers to protest in Delhi

Demanding pay commission benefits, JK teachers to protest in Delhi

Jammu: Over 250 teachers from Jammu and Kashmir will stage a sit-in at Jantar Mantar here on Monday to bring the GoI’s attention on their demand seeking benefits of the 7th pay commission. Agitating under the banner of Teachers Joint Action Committee (TJAC), the protesters began an indefinite hunger chain strike in Jammu on August […]

Hunger strike will continue govt takes ‘proper decision’: SSA teachers

Hunger strike will continue govt takes ‘proper decision’: SSA teachers

Arif Rasid SRINAGAR: The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers on Saturday said their hunger strike – which continues for the last three weeks – will continue till government takes any “proper decision in our favour”. The teachers, assembled at Pratap Park here, are demanding the implementation of 7th pay commission and delinking of their salaries […]

Private School Teachers: A Forgotten and an Ignored “Species”

Private School Teachers: A Forgotten and an Ignored “Species”

By Javed Wani On Saturday, the administration suspended the recognition of two famous private schools of Srinagar for an exorbitant fee hike and non-compliance of orders. The order from DSEK was normal administrative action and probably the first of its kind to take a very bold and strong step against any elite school of the […]

SSA Teachers Need a Reprieve. Urgently!

MUSHTAQ BHAT SSA scheme was launched in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in the year 2002-03. It is implemented as a flagship program of the Government of India with the aim of universalizing elementary education. Thousands of unemployed, young energetic and qualified youth were appointed as Rehbar e Taleem(ReT) teachers on the basis of […]

The Sad Plight of SSA Teachers

Aazim Bilal Every year, Teacher’s Day is celebrated on the 5th September.T his day has a relevance to a well known philosopher, educationist and a great teacher Dr.S.Radha Krishnan. A teacher is the one who shapes the destiny of a nation. It is the teacher who shapes future generations. Politicians, bureaucrats, doctors and engineers are […]

ReT teachers observe teachers day as black day

ReT teachers observe teachers day as black day

ITIFAQ LONE SRINAGAR: The Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers of state’s Education department observed Teachers Day as a “black day” and held protests in Srinagar while reiterating their demand for implementation of Seventh Pay Commission and delinking of salaries from central funding. The ReT teachers, under the banner of Teachers Joint Action Committee (TJAC) and Jammu and Kashmir […]

School teachers launch stir over non-implementation of 7th Pay Commission

School teachers launch stir over non-implementation of 7th Pay Commission

ITIFAQ LONE SRINAGAR: Demanding Seventh Pay Commission benefits and de-linking of salaries of Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers, the Teachers Joint Action Committee (TJAC) started an indefinite hunger strike Monday, here in summer capital Srinagar. TJAC is an amalgam of various teachers’ organisations working under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) […]

Do not resort to extreme measures: Advisor Ganai appeals teachers

Do not resort to extreme measures: Advisor Ganai appeals teachers

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, who is also in-charge of Education Department, Monday appealed the teachers to not to resort to extreme measures like hunger strikes as the Government has already constituted a Committee headed by Principal Secretary Finance to look into the grievances of teachers, in particular the SSA Teachers. The […]

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