Punjab Government on Friday approved to extend the tenure of 496 contractual workers working in various categories on a contract basis in the state’s School Education Department by one year.
A spokesperson of the Punjab School Education Department said that the Director-General School Education-cum-State Project Director Smagara Shiksha Abhyaan Punjab Mohammad Tayyab has issued various letters in this regard.
According to the spokesperson, the tenure of 25 non-teaching staff posted on a contract basis in Adarsh and Model schools under the Education Department has been extended from April 1, 2020, to March 31, 2021.
Similarly, the tenure of 373 IERTs, 75 Lab attendants, and 23 non-teaching staff posted in various schools under the Smagara Shiksha Abhyaan has also been extended.
According to the spokesperson, the term will be from April 1, 2020, to March 31, 2021. The tenure has been an increase of those, whose work is satisfactory, against whom no departmental inquiry is pending and against whom there is no case in the court.
The spokesperson stated that the extension has been approved in accordance with the terms, conditions and amendments made from time to time in the original letter of appointment.