CBSE asks schools to frame service rules following complaints

NEW DELHI, Sep 6: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed schools affiliated to it to frame service rules for teachers following complaints of violation of norms.

“It has been noticed that in spite of provisions under the Right To Education (RTE) Act, 2009, and affiliation bye- laws, the appointment of teachers with prescribed procedures and qualifications, service condition of the teachers, their professional development and mechanism for redressal of their grievance are not adhered to by some schools,” a communication sent to schools by the CBSE said.

“A number of complaints have been received against affiliated schools alleging payment of partial salary, delay in disbursement of salary and allowances, promotion and non- availability of welfare measures for teachers, retaining the teachers after schools hours, engaging them in the non- education activities,” it said.

The board has asked schools to “frame service rules and service conditions, and ensure appointment of teachers etc as per RTE provisions and CBSE bye-laws. (PTI)


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