Head of RSS SAKSHAM, ReT teachers call on Governor

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 22: Swami Vishvanathan, Pracharak North Zone and Head of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s Samadrishti, Kshamata Vikas Evam Anusandhan Mandal (SAKSHAM), accompanied by Avey Gupta Pargal, Pramukh SAKSHAM J&K and Himachal Pradesh Pramukh, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Swami Vishvanathan and Pargal briefed Governor about the activities undertaken in J&K by the SAKSHAM for bringing all the persons with various disabilities in the main stream and activities to promote awareness about environment, health and other social welfare areas.
Meanwhile, delegation of Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers led by former Minister Sukhnandan Choudhary, met Governor.
The delegation expressed its gratitude to Governor for implementation of the 7th Pay Commission, creating supernumerary posts for SSA teachers and linking SSA salary with the State Budget
The delegation apprised Governor about issues of undergraduate teachers who have been deprived of benefits under the 7th Pay Commission and requested for their early conversion to teacher grade 2 and regularization of those ReTs who have successfully completed their 5 year term.
Governor assured appropriate consideration of the projected demands and urged the teaching fraternity to work devotedly towards imparting quality education.
Choudhary also apprised Governor about the flood related problems in the areas of Kukeryan Kothe and Phalian Mandal in Jammu.
Governor assured Choudhary that appropriate action will be taken in the matter.