Teachers’ Association submits memo to Minister Edn

ITANAGAR, Mar 19: Members of the Arunachal Teachers’ Association (ATA) called on Minister for Education, Honchun Ngandam on Saturday last and submitted a 10-point memorandum and sought early fulfilment of the same.
Its demands include complete bifurcation of elementary and secondary education; creation of separate Deputy Director of Elementary Education; implementation of RTE Act 2005; roll back of those officiating appointees of all categories and complete blanket ban on officiating/in-charge appointment in the Education department; implementation of MACP (7th CPC) benefits to non-promotee teachers after completion of 10, 20 and 30 years as per other ministerial staffs; enhancement of school teachers’ retirement age from existing 60 years to 62 years; timely supply of teaching-learning materials and infrastructure development; modification of RR notification Part-II dated Oct 8, 2013, etc.
The minister on his part assured to release the teachers’ salary in two days time. He also advised the teachers to remain punctual and sincere towards their duties.