pre primary teachers Recruitment in Himachal
The decision will be taken in the Himachal cabinet meeting on the recruitment of 4,000 pre-primary teachers in government schools of Himachal Pradesh and the UGC pay scale. On July 23 cabinet meeting, a meeting will be held at the state secretariat under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur. The Himachal Education Department has prepared proposals in this regard.
About 4700 teachers of colleges and universities of Himachal Pradesh will be given UGC pay scale on the lines of Haryana. One year NTT diploma holder will be able to become a teacher. Anganwadi workers will also get priority in teacher recruitment Himachal. For the past several months, both the proposals of the Himachal Education Department have been hanging.
To give UGC pay scale to teachers, the Himachal education department has prepared a detailed proposal and sent it to the finance department. To give pay scale, there will be a financial burden of about 450 crores on the government. From the year 2016, teachers will also get its arrears. Half of the UGC pay scale will be given to the state government by the central government for 39 months. In the Himachal cabinet meeting held recently, the Chief Minister had directed the departmental officers to resolve the matter soon.
On the other hand, those doing one year Nursery Teacher Training (NTT) diploma will be able to become a pre-primary teacher. 4,000 teachers are to be recruited to teach nursery-KG class children. Anganwadi workers will also get priority in the teacher recruitment process. For the past several months, the matter of recruitment of pre-primary teachers has been circulating in the files. Only those having Diploma from NTT Institutes recognized by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) will be included in the recruitment.
It is proposed to fill 70 per cent posts of teachers in pre-primary schools from NTTs, those pursuing early child hood care courses and 30 per cent from Anganwadi workers. Recruitment is to be done as per the rules of NCTE. In the proposal prepared by the Education Department, it has been recommended to recruit teachers in schools with more than ten students and to fix the age limit for teachers from 18 to 45 years.