Detachment of teachers: CEO’s directed to submit compliance report in 10 days
Srinagar: Unhappy with the lethargic approach of the Chief Education Officers (CEOs) over poor implementation of the orders, the authorities in school education department have set a 10 days deadline for the officers to submit a compliance report on cancellation of the attachment of teachers.
A circular in this regard has been issued by the school education department on Saturday.
“All the CEOs should detach the attached masters, teachers and other staff to their substantive places of posting and submit action taken report by August 20,” reads the circular issued by the department.
As per the figures, out of the total academic manpower of 1.32 lakh around 1035 detachments have been ordered from the past few months by virtue of the government policy decision issued vide order No: 22 of GAD.
“CEO’s have been asked to implement the decision in respect of 1035 detachments,” said Secretary School Education department Rigzin Sampheal.
Sampheal however, stated that while implementing the policy decision on detachment of staff, it should be ensured that the academic environment is not affected anyway.
“We have reiterated it time and again not to disturb the academic activities in schools while cancelling the attachments,” he said.
He said deployments made through a proper order, on the basis of rationalization of educational institutions, in the interest of smooth functioning of schools and on the basis of providing subject specialist teachers won’t be affected by detachments in the larger academic interest of the students.
“The attachments and deployments made on the grounds of health, marriage, security, and compassion through a proper government order also won’t be disturbed,” he said.
Sampheal said the government is concerned about the academic interests of the students.
“On the directions of the Governor N N Vohra all possible efforts are being made to ensure continuity of the academic activities without any disruption and distraction,” he said.
As of now, the department has cancelled more than 400 attachments of teachers in Kashmir region who were working in offices or schools other than their original postings.