In order to overcome the shortage of teachers in areas like Shiwalik and Mewat, the state government is considering to give special allowance to teachers: CM 24-04-2015
Chandigarh, April 24- Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal said that in order to overcome the shortage of teachers in areas like Shiwalik and Mewat, the state government is considering to give special allowance to teachers posted there so that they don’t take their posting as burden and rather teach students with full dedication. The Chief Minister was presiding over a meeting with various unions of government teachers regarding quality improvement in education held at Haryana Niwas here today. The Education Minister, Mr. Ram Bilas Sharma and Additional Chief Secretary, Education, Mr. Vijai Vardhan, Principal Secretary, Mr. T.C. Gupta and other senior officers were also present there. He said that the state government is working in the direction of to involving teachers less to less in the non-teaching works. He said that there should be grading system for teachers too and good teachers should focus more on weak students. The Chief Minister gave assurance that he would sympathetically consider the demands put forth by teachers’ unions. Speaking on the occasion, the Education Minister, Mr Ram Bilas Sharma said that the present state government has taken the initiative of preparing value based environment in government schools and for this, Yoga and Gita were being incorporated in school syllabus. He said that the administrative demands of the Department would be approved on priority basis.