Forms panel, seeks interim report by Aug 16
SRINAGAR Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday constituted a committee to devise a comprehensive strategy to review the issues of all School teachers in the School Education Department including those funded under the ongoing Centrally Sponsored Scheme ‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’ (SSA) and suggest solutions.
With administrative Secretary Finance Department as chairman, the five member panel comprises administrative secretaries of planning and Monitoring Development, Higher Education I Member Department, GAD and School Education.
The committee has been tasked to examine the whole issue of SSA teachers, their appointment, salaries etc., clearly identifying the cause of the problem and possible means of addressing the same.
It has been also asked offer the possible means of addressing includes rationalization of schools, teachers and the staff etc, as per the national norms; clearly identifying the surplus schools and posts viz-a-viz national norms for appropriate decision; and any other reform or measure it would like to address.
The committee shall be serviced by the School Education Department and has been asked to submit its interim report by August 16 about payment of three months salaries, according to a government order issued here.
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