J&K Govt Sacks Two More School Teachers

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Srinagar- The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday sacked two more school teachers, including the one who remained unauthorisedly absent from duties for the last 19 years.

The Director of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) issued separate orders on Monday stating that these teachers have remained absent unauthorisedly from their legitimate duties.

One among the teachers posted at the Primary School Khumriyal, Kupwara has not resumed her duties since July 1, 2002, the order reads.

It further adds that the teacher was provided an opportunity to be heard by DSEK on 06-07-2021 wherein she was directed to present herself before the directorate along with a statement of defense within seven days.

DSEK said that the teacher responded the notice on 15-07-2021 but on its examination it was found unsatisfactory and unsubstantiated and could not justify her long unauthorized absence

“The issue was placed before the Designated Committee and pursuant to the decision of the committee, the teacher is hereby removed from the service of the State in terms of Article 113 of J&K Civil Services Rules (Volume I) of 1956 and rule 30(vii) of J&KCCA rules 1956,” reads the order.

Another teacher who was posted at High School Nowpora in Baramulla was also terminated for remaining absent from October 1, 2014.

According to the order, she had proceeded outside the country without obtaining prior station leave permission or the sanction of leave from the competent authority.

Both the teachers were terminated under the Article-128 of J&K civil service rules.

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