SAMBA/RAJOURI, Nov 4: A meeting of Jammu and Kashmir Rehbar-e-Taleem Teachers Forum (JKReTTF) was held at Vijaypur under the leadership of the Rinku Sharma.
In the meeting various issues were discussed and demands of teachers community which includes change of nomenclature RRT to general teacher streamlining of SSA salary, comprehensive transfer policy in light of court directions, implementation of Government Order No. 469, release of pending arrears, implementation of MDM Scheme, regularization of education volunteers, converted ReT and KGVB were highlighted.
Rinku Sharma appealed to Education Minister and Chief Minister demanding regularization of those teachers who have acquired their degrees from outside UGC approved universities through distance mode regular mode and updated curriculum.
He along with other teachers urged the Government to pay attention to their genuine demands so that grievances of teachers could be avoided. During the interaction with media, all the teachers who were present in the meeting warned State Government that if the issues would not be redressed as soon as possible then Forum will launch mass movement all over State.
Meanwhile ReT Teachers Forum unit Rajouri district demanded implementation of transfer policy for regularised ReTs.
Naresh Sharma State Apex Member JKRETF while addressing a press conference at Rajouri said that Government should implement transfer policy without any delay. He said that High Court in its decision has clearly directed the State Government that after regularisation the ReTs should be considered as general line teachers and all the conditions of general line teachers should be implemented after their regularisation.
Sharma said that female teachers are more sufferers and after marriage it is difficult for them to run the family and school and many homes got broken due to non transfer of ReT teachers. He claimed that ReT teachers have played a vital role in improving education standard in all corners of the State and opened the doors of closed schools in militancy era when no general line teacher dared to go for duty in far flung areas. He further said that Government is challenging the law of nature because ” change is the law of nature ” and stagnation at one place causes rust of mind.
On the occasion Manjoor Khan district president, Rajouri and Inderjeet Singh ex district president in a joint statement said that discrimination with ReTs shall never be tolerated and their five years seniority should also be given in addition to transfer policy.
Others who were present in the press conference included Sanjay Khajuria , district general secretary, Gafoor Ahmed and others.