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Punjab regularises services of 9,000 contractual teachers; notification issued

Written by  Jasleen Kaur -- October 07th 2022 03:58 PM -- Updated: October 07th 2022 04:33 PM
Punjab regularises services of 9,000 contractual teachers; notification issued

Punjab regularises services of 9,000 contractual teachers; notification issued

Mohali, October 7: In a historic decision, the AAP-led Punjab Government on Friday issued a notification to regularise the services of at least 9,000 contractual teachers in the state. On the occasion of Teacher's Day on September 5, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann had announced to regularise the services of 36,000 contractual employees.


Fulfilling its commitment, CM Bhagwant Mann on Friday issued a notification to regularise the services of 9,000 contractual teachers in the first phase.

Notably, in September first week, the Punjab Cabinet had given a nod to a policy framed for regularising the services of contractual, ad hoc, daily wage and temporary teachers, who have completed 10 years of service.

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The Cabinet decided to regularise the services of 9,000 teachers by placing them in a special cadre. The beneficiary employees would continue in service till 58 years of age and would be treated as fresh appointees.

Punjab regularises services of 9,000 contractual teachers; notification issued

There are at least 35,000 contractual and temporary employees in various Punjab Government departments. In the first phase, the jobs of contractual teachers have been regularised.

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-PTC News

 

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