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Schools will not be closed, recruitment of pre primary teachers will start from January

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Employment News-Encouraged by the ever-increasing attendance of students in government schools of Himachal Pradesh, the state government has decided not to close the schools. The decision was taken in a meeting of departmental officers held under the chairmanship of Education Minister Govind Singh Thakur at the state secretariat on Thursday. The Education Minister said that private schools in winter districts have been themselves authorized to explore an option between online or offline studies.


Private schools will have to take a further decision after discussing this with PTA or SMC. The Education Minister directed the departmental officers to ensure strict compliance in schools with the SOPs made to prevent corona infection. Education Minister Govind Singh Thakur told the media after the meeting that the attendance of students in government schools has reached 80 percent.

Students and parents are happy with the opening of the school. So there is no justification for closing the schools. He said that for the smooth conduct of education in schools, it is necessary to follow SOPs. Those private school management who do not want to invite the children, decide for themselves. The government has authorized them to take decisions at their own level.

Recruitment of pre primary teachers will start from January 2022
The recruitment of teachers for the pre-primary schools of the state will start from January 2022. A target has been set to complete the recruitment process of teachers teaching Nursery and KG classes before the new academic session. Those who have done nursery teacher training and have worked as Anganwadi workers for 15 years will be included in the recruitment.

The Education Minister said that four thousand NTT teachers are to be appointed in the state. The department is preparing a draft for this. Proposals have been sought both at the departmental level and at outsourced options. These recruitments will be done on the basis of prescribed norms of NCTE.

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