Committee constituted to resolve salary issue of SSA teachers: Minister

Committee constituted to resolve salary issue of SSA teachers: Minister

SRINAGAR: Minister for School Education, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali Saturday gave directions to constitute a committee headed by Minister of State for Education, which will give workable solution within 15 days to resolve the issue of pending salaries of SSA teachers. The Minister was speaking during an introductory meeting with various unions of employees working in […]

Salary from this month according to 7th Pay Commission

Salary from this month according to 7th Pay Commission

Jammu: In a major decision, the state cabinet that met here on Tuesday under the chairpersonship of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti approved implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations for state government employees and pensioners with effect from January 2016. The decision would benefit around five lakh employees and pensioners in the state. The financial implications […]

Finance department releases funds for SSA salaries

Finance department releases funds for SSA salaries

JAMMU: The Finance Department Friday released Rs 140 crore for payment of salaries to the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers in the State, an official statement issued here said. “With the release of second tranche of funds for payment of pending salaries of SSA teachers, the Finance Department has this year released cumulative funds to […]

Pending salaries of SSA teachers to be resolved within days: Dir Edu

Pending salaries of SSA teachers to be resolved within days: Dir Edu

BUDGAM: Director School Education Kashmir, G N Itoo, on Wednesday said that long pending issue of salaries of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers will be resolved within few days, as the issue has been “vigorously pursued at the highest level”. Itoo was talking to media on sidelines of a farewell party organised by Zonal […]

SSA teachers demand release of salary

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers on Monday staged a protest demonstration here against the government for non -release of salary for three months. Scores of protesting teachers assembled here in press enclave and raised slogans in favour of their demands. Shah Fayaz, spokesman of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan teachers Association said, […]

The Sad Plight of Contractual Lecturers

The Sad Plight of Contractual Lecturers

By Zeeshan Rasool Khan With academic degrees, it is considered incompatible to apply for the job in the department other than education. Moreover, rather than applying in private institutions, aspirants preferably desire to serve in government Institutes which is not instantly possible after studies. No doubt, posts are available but government prefers to fill them […]

EJAC decries ‘discrimination’ against +2 lecturers

EJAC decries ‘discrimination’ against +2 lecturers

Srinagar: The state president of Employees Joint Action Committee Abdul Qayoom Wani has criticized what it called the “double standard” adopted by the state government in paying salary to +2 lecturers of school education department vis a vis other gazetted officer appointed under SRO 202 of 2015 dt:30/6/2015. Wani said the +2 lecturers were given […]

ReTs skip schools to demand salary, threaten agitation

ReTs skip schools to demand salary, threaten agitation

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of teaching guides known as Rehbar-e-Taleem held protests against delay in release of their salaries and streamlining their services. Bashir Ahmed Dar, Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir ReT forum said 40,000 ReT teachers are working with the department of education under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Scheme. “Teachers are working without salary from months. It has […]

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