Punjab Government to revise the pays of 14000 contractual teachers

The Punjab Government has constituted a cabinet sub committee to revise the pays of 14000 contractual teachers as per the recommendations of 5th pay commission, who were recruited in this year by the education department on contract basis.
Stating this Dr Upinderjit Kaur, Education Minister Punjab said that these teachers were recruited as teaching fellows in elementary directorate and educational service providers in the secondary directorate in this year on contractual basis. The matter was placed before the cabinet meeting held recently who has approved the suggestions which were fully endorsed by the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal also.

During deliberations the Punjab Chief Minister has constituted a sub committee to consider the recommendations of 5th pay commission for fixation of pays to these teachers she said.

The minister added that education department would recruit about 11000more teachers in the next month on the same wages to be fixed by this cabinet sub committee. She said that after these recruitments the department would be able to provide the teachers in all the schools.

She reiterated her commitment that she would put her best efforts to streamline the education department with fresh recruitments and promotions to the teaching facility and by fulfilling the genuine demands of the teachers associations for the betterment of the department.

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