UDHAMPUR: A meeting of J & K ReT Teachers’ Forum was held at Udhampur on Sunday under the chairmanship of State President Vinod Sharma, State Chief Coordinator Sukhdev Singh Sumbria and District President Lekh Raj Parihar.
While speaking on the occasion Vinod Sharma urged the education department to issue the orders of teacher grade III which have been withheld even after the approval of directors of school education and due to this thousands of under graduate teachers are suffering badly . He also said that these teachers are without salary for last 6 months and their families are suffering due to non release of their salaries and appealed the authorities to come up for their rescue. He also appealed the education department to release the salaries of NPS teachers who are without salary for last 3 months.
He also appealed the director school education Kashmir to initiate the process of regularization of RETs in Kashmir province so that thousands of teachers who are waiting for their regularization may not suffer anymore.
Sukhdev Singh Sumbria while speaking on the occasion demanded the allotment of treasuries and respective AG codes in favour of newly upgraded high and higher secondary schools as the staff of these schools is without salary since March 2019 .He also demanded the issuance of teachers grade II orders of left out teachers who have acquired qualifications from out of state universities.
Lekh Raj Parihar while speaking on the occasion appealed the CEO Udhampur to release the MDM grant for the year 2019 as the teachers have been managing the same from their own pockets.
Others who also spoke on the occasion include : Sukesh Khajuria, Pritam Goswami , Ravinder Rathore, Bhushan Khajuria, , Sandeep Sharma, Vijay Sadhotra , Jagdish Chander Sharma, Kuldip Singh, Anil Sharma, Sushil Singh, Swaran Singh, Suresh Sharma, Sudesh Azad, Ranjit Singh, Puma Chand, Binder Kumar, Parkash Singh, and others.