JAMMU, Feb 10: A deputation of Bhalwal unit of All Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh Teacher Federation, called on MLA Raipur Domana and Health and Medical Education Minister, Bali Bhagat at his official residence to discuss the problems being faced by the teacher and students in his constituency Raipur Domana.
The delegation was led by Anil Sharma, Jeeva Kant, Mohan Singh and Arun Sharma, informed the minister that most of the teachers posted in his constituency are from other areas while the Masters of his own constituency were working in far flung area or forced to be on leave for the last 5-10months. In certain cases like that of Master Suram Chand, who has obtained standby Medical board certificate but not adjusted any where and he is now on leave for the last 10 months, they added.
Federation also brought into notice of the Minister that number of Government schools in his constituency were being run from unsafe building, like M/S Bhalwal and GGMS Bhalwal, which need immediate renovation. Further, the delegation informed, free supply of books never reaches to the school in time and thus students are not able to timely cover the syllabus.
Federation also said that Master’s promoted in February 2014 have not yet been adjusted where as about 3000 posts of Master are lying vacant. Teacher working under SSA, RMSA, MPS are also not getting the salary in time.
Bali Bhagat patiently listened to the deputation and assured that he would talk to Education Minister Naeem Akhter and try his best to get salary of Teachers working under SSA, RMSA, NPS released. He also assured to take up the issue of adjustment of 2014 promoted Master and renovation of school buildings.
The deputation comprised of Maheswar Prasad, Ajay Dogra, Suresh Sawhney, Vikas Sharma , Pritam Chand, Prithvi Raj, Parshotam, Kuldeep Singh, Kewal, Farooq Ahmed, Raj Salotra and Showkat Ali.