Career advancement policy for primary teachers

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday announced to frame a career advancement policy for nearly 23,000 primary school teachers posted under Gana-Sikshyak category.

This was announced by the School and Mass Education minister R N Nanda in the assembly on Monday night.

"The primary school teachers, working under Ganasikshyak category for six years and having required training, will be made the regular teachers," Nanda said.

Referring to the agitation by teachers, Nanda said a career advancement policy will be announced within two months.

In future, these 'Ganasikshyaks' will be given regular posting under Zilla Parishads, the minister said.

Welcoming the government's decision, the State Ganasikshyak Mahasangha announced withdrawal of its statewide agitation.
"Our teacher brothers and sisters will join in school from tomorrow," Mahasangha General Secretary Bulu Behera said.