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 […]

Exams hampered

Exams hampered

SRINAGAR: The strike of Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers on Thursday impacted the normal functioning of government schools across the state. The main impact was on the term-one examination of the lower classes upto 4th standard. “The examination can be conducted without the invigilators. We couldn’t lock down the schools because of the exams. Therefore, some teachers conducted […]

Salaries nowhere in sight for lecturers on academic arrangement

Salaries nowhere in sight for lecturers on academic arrangement

Srinagar: Lecturers on academic arrangement in different colleges across the valley have accused the state government of showing callous attitude towards them by not releasing their salaries. They said that it was the fourth month of their appointment but they have not been paid their salaries so far. The government is even yet to decide […]

Saakshar teachers’ protest foiled

Saakshar teachers’ protest foiled

By INSHA LATIEF SRINAGAR: The employees of Saakshar Bhatrat Mission held a protest demonstration demanding regularization of their services. While they were marching towards education minister Altaf Bukari’s residence, they were waylaid by police who cane-charged to disperse them. Ashfaq Ahmed, state president of the forum said that around 7000 employees were recruited under the […]