Govt to fill 4,000 posts of teacher

ibune News Service

Shimla, August 24

The Himachal Government has decided to fill 4,000 posts of teacher, including 820 posts of drawing teacher and 870 of physical education teacher, in the Education Department.

The Cabinet at a meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today decided to fill 4,000 posts of different categories of teachers. Of the 4,000 posts, 2,640 would be filled in the Elementary Education Department and 1,360 in the Higher Education Department on a contract basis. It was decided to expedite batch-wise recruitment on different posts.

The Cabinet approved the opening of a new Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Ladaghat in Sadar tehsil of Bilaspur district. It also decided in principle to extend the benefits of gratuity in case of retirement and death to the employees of urban local bodies who had been covered under the New Pension Scheme. The Cabinet gave nod to a new development block office at Churag in Mandi district and an Atal Adarsh Vidyalaya at Bagsiad (Sharan) in the Seraj Assembly segment of Mandi district. It also approved the creation of a new elementary education block office at Salwahan in Mandi district by carving it out from the Elementary Education Block at Balh and Sundernagar.

The Cabinet decided to upgrade Government Middle School at Darwin to high school and Government High Schools at Lamu and Badgran in Chamba district to senior secondary schools.

It also decided to upgrade the primary health centre at Baldhar in the Karsog area of Mandi district to a 30-bed community health centre and the community health centre at Rakkar in Kangra district to a 24x7 emergency health institution.

It also gave permission to hand over the construction work of an additional building of the blood bank, mortuary, space for handling of biomedical waste, canteen and a cafeteria of the super specialty block of the IGMC at Chamiyana, near here, to HSCC Pvt. India Ltd. An MoU would be signed between the Health and Family Welfare Department and the executing agency for the purpose.

Courtesy: Tribune News Service

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