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UP: Dependents of deceased teachers will soon get compassionate appointment

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Employment News-Dependents of council teachers who lost their lives due to corona infection in Panchayat elections will soon get appointment to the post of clerk. The Basic Education Department has sent a proposal to amend the rules for cabinet approval.


During the Panchayat elections in March-April, more than one thousand council teachers died due to infection while on election duty. At present, in the Basic Education Department, there is a provision to appoint the dependents of the deceased teacher on the post of class IV employee only. Whereas the department had announced two years ago to appoint the dependent of the deceased teacher on the post of clerk.

Due to the announcement of the department, the dependents of the teachers who lost their lives from Corona have not yet applied for compassionate appointment. At the same time, the dependents of the council teachers who died due to other reasons are also waiting for the amendment in the rules for six months so that they too can get appointment to the post of clerk. According to sources, the dependents of more than one thousand deceased teachers are awaiting appointment.

The department has now sent a proposal to amend the rules to the cabinet. In the coming days, after the approval of the cabinet, the way for the job of the dependents of the deceased teachers will be cleared for the post of clerk. It is the effort of the department that the proposal should get the approval of the cabinet by December so that the dependents can get the gift of job before the election.

Educated youth should get appointment according to merit
Dinesh Chandra Sharma, president of Uttar Pradesh Primary Teachers Association, says that the government should take a decision in this regard soon. They say that the dependent children of the deceased teachers have graduate, post graduate education with degrees like Law, BBA, MBA, if they get compassionate appointment on the post of peon, then their qualification will be insulted.

they say
A proposal to give compassionate appointment to the post of clerical to the deceased dependent teachers has been sent to the cabinet. Further action will be taken only after the decision of the cabinet.
Satish Chandra Dwivedi, Basic Education Minister

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