Tag: Teachers Agitation

Odisha govt adopts 'No Work No Pay' policy for agitating School & College employees

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has adopted ‘No Work No Pay’ policy in respect of officers/officials under the School & Mass Education department participating in strike. In this regard, Additional Secretary Prabhat Kumar Bhoi has written to all Directors under School & Mass Education Department informing about the decision. “I am directed to intimate you that […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Agitating Odisha teachers threaten to take out ‘padyatra’ in all panchayats

Bhubaneswar: The agitating teachers have vowed to spread their voices from Lower PMG in Bhubaneswar to all the 314 blocks of Odisha. The protesting teachers have now threatened to intensify their stir by taking out ‘padyatra’ in all the panchayats. “If the government still remains callous to our demands, we will take out ‘padyatra’ in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
20 days on, Odisha teachers stay put on streets

Bhubaneswar: The agitation by Odisha school and college teachers association entered its 20th day today and it seems like the stir will intensify in the coming days. The teachers will be observing the Teachers’ Day tomorrow as Black Day and form September 6 they have threatened to lock up schools and colleges. However, the government […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Affidavit Row: Mega teachers' rally in Bhubaneswar today

Bhubaneswar: Hundreds of teachers under the aegis of All Odisha School-College Teachers and Employees United Forum have decided to take out a mega rally in Bhubaneswar today after a discussion with the State government over fulfillment of their seven-point charter of demands remained inconclusive. An inter-ministerial committee including ministers of School and Mass Education, Higher […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha orders suspension of 'absentee' teachers in Plus-II paper evaluation

Bhubaneswar: Amid protests and boycott of evaluation of Plus-II answer sheets by teachers, Odisha government today ordered immediate suspension of ‘non-reporting and absentee’ examiners appointed for evaluation duty. The Directorate of Higher Education, in a directive to the governing authorities of all the non-government aided colleges in the State, stated that a teacher assigned with […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
BEd teachers launch mass agitation

Bhubaneswar: Hundred of school teachers under the aegis of United B.Ed Teachers Federation staged demonstration at Lower PMG in Bhubaneswar today with various demands including subject-wise teacher appointment and equal status to Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs) of primary schools at par with the TGTs working in secondary schools. The Federation has alleged, even after the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Block grant teachers demand written notification from Govt to withdraw stir

Bhubaneswar: BJD legislators Sanjay Das Burma and Pranab Prakash Das met the block grant teachers and lecturers on the third day of their agitation at Mahatma Gandhi Marg here demanding fulfillment of their various demands, including abolition of the block grant system. After the meeting Dasburma told to media persons, “Presently, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is on a […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Block Grant School Teachers Stir
Odisha Block Grant teachers take to streets again

Bhubaneswar: Teachers under the banner of School Teachers Federation of Odisha (STFO) on once again took to the streets demanding fulfillment of their various demands, including abolition of the block grant system. Thousands of teachers took out a rally at Lower PMG square demanding fulfillment of 11 –point charter of demands including abolition of the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Teachers’ problems being looked into: Minister

Bhubaneswar: School and Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra today informed the State Assembly that the problems of the school teachers are being addressed keeping the resources and need of the state. Also Read: Odisha finalizes modalities for regularization of school teachers “Even we are also discussing the issues of the teachers which are beyond […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
School teachers’ take out mass protest rally

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Teachers Association organized a mass rally at lower PMG in Bhubaneswar demanding fulfillment of 11-point charter of demands including withdrawal of Block Grant and full grant to eligible schools. According to sources, around 17 teachers’ association participated in the rally. “The work tenure of all the Siksha Sahayaks, Gana Shikshaks, Shiksha Karmi’s, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Govt orders salary cut of teachers remaining absent without permission

Bhubaneswar: With the agitating teachers gearing up to intensify their protests and threatening to shut down all block grant schools and colleges, the state government today promptly issued a caution against teachers staying absent from duties without permission. The School and Mass Education Department (S&ME), issued a notification directing all District Education Officers (DEOs) and […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Odisha teachers up in arms again

Bhubaneswar: Demanding abolishment of block grant system and implementation of full grant-in-aid, thousands of teachers and staff of block grant schools and colleges of the State took out a massive rally and observed ‘Dabi Dibas’ (Demand Day) today. As per reports, around 50,000 teachers along with different organisations held a rally at the Mahatma Gandhi […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021