|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Jan 20: All J&K Plus 2 Lecturers Forum today expressed concern over several issues confronting by them and appealed government to concede their demands.
During a monthly meeting held at Udhampur, district president of Forum Ashok Sharma said that the Sub offfice of JKBOSE has been headless for some time and facing shortage of other staff too, resulting in various problems.
The teachers present in the meeting, rued that remuneration bills of the Superintendents, Dy Superintendents and Practical Examiners have not been cleared for a long time and there is widespread resentment in the cadre against the Board.
They demanded filling up of the vacancies of Deputy/Assistant Secretary and other cadres at the earliest and other officials of the Sub Office. They also demanded that confidential material for the forthcoming examinations be supplied at the examination centres to avoid undue harassment of Superintendents, especially the female ones at the Police Station.
Referring to the action taken by the department against the teaching staff of Kashmir Division for showing poor result in the Board exams, the speakers said despite the govt's assurance from time to time, the teaching fraternity was still being deputed other than teaching jobs such as election duty and other works.
Moreover many schools, especially falling in rural and farflung areas are facing acute shortage of staff and surprisingly trainings of teaching staff are being conducted at the peak of Academic session.
Under such circumstances it is difficult for the teachers show good result. They demanded that trainings be invariably conducted during summer/winter breaks, schools be provided adequate staff and teaching staff be not deployed for jobs other than teaching so that academ7c act7vities are carried out smoothly and result percentage is enhanced.
Among those who addressed the meeting included Arunesh Kumar, Rakeshwar Sharma, Luxmi Kant, Sudesh Kumar, Ashwani Kumar, Amrit Lal, Ravi Kanchan and others.