40 teachers suspended for being absent from duties in Kulgam

0
67

KULGAM — Chief Education Officer, Kulgam on Tuesday suspended 40 teachers for their unauthorised absence from various schools during official hours.

An official told said that the CEO accompanied by the concerned Zonal Education Officer (ZEO) conducted surprise visit of various schools in Devsar and Damhal-Hanjipora area to interact with the students and the teaching staff but the teachers were found absent.

Story continues below advertisement

Chief Education Officer, Muhammad Ashraf confirmed that 40 teachers were suspended for being absent from schools.

ALSO READ
Two local JeM militants killed in Kulgam

He said the department cannot tolerate irresponsible behaviour of school staff particularly heads of the institutions. “There will be action if teachers won’t take their job seriously,” he said.

The students enrolled in government schools should be our priority and teachers should treat them as their own children, he said.

Pertinently, the educational institutions remained closed for over four months in wake of the Government of India’s decision to abrogate special status of J&K (Article 370) and to bifurcate the erstwhile State into two Union Territories—J&K and Ladakh on August 05, last year.

ALSO READ
Young innovator from Kulgam designs multitasking machine to prevent mishaps

Yesterday, schools re-opened after a gap of seven months.

Follow Us

The Kashmir Pulse is now on Google News. Subscribe our Telegram channel and Follow our WhatsApp channel for timely news updates!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here