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Unemployed teachers' meeting with Punjab government inconclusive

Punjab government has been facing series of protests for over months

By Rajan Nath -- August 03, 2021 3:03 pm -- Updated:August 03, 2021 3:24 pm

In a major setback to the protesting jobless teachers, the meeting between the unemployed teachers' front and the Punjab government led by Captain Amarinder Singh remained inconclusive on Tuesday.

Chief Minister's Principal Secretary Suresh Kumar and Education Secretary Vijay Inder Singla told the protesting jobless teachers that the Punjab government was facing financial constraints.

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Punjab police lathicharged on ETT-TET Unemployed Teachers | India News –  India TV

According to information, the government has also refused to create new posts for the recruitment of unemployed teachers.

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Unemployed teachers protest outside CM's farm house - Hindustan Times

Meanwhile, the Unemployed Teachers' Front has warned of the siege of CM Captain Amarinder Singh's and Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla's residences.

The Unemployed Teachers Union has been demanding a recruitment notification for 1 lakh ETT teachers to be published immediately. They also want age relaxation to be increased and that extra points for higher qualification must be scrapped.

Punjab govt agrees to give preference to ETT teachers in hiring for primary  schools - Hindustan Times

The Punjab government has been facing series of protests over employment demands, the recommendation for Punjab's 6th pay commission, and the de-linking of NPAs.

-PTC News

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