Coaching Centre Heads Asked Not To Avail Services Of Government Teachers
Srinagar: Government has instructed all the heads of private Coaching Centres here in Kashmir capital Srinagar not to allow any Government teaching personnel as teaching faculty and it has warned them of strict action in case they avail the services of government teachers, lecturers or Professors.
Chief Education Officer Srinagar has issued a circular vide number CEO/Sgr/IMW/650-53 in this regard.
Chief Education Officer has quoted Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act-2009 saying no teacher shall engage himself or herself in private tuition or private teaching activity.
“The directions conveyed by Director School Education, Kashmir that all the Government teaching personnel are hereby directed not to engage in private tuition or private teaching activity, failing which action as warranted under rules shall be initiated against the erring teaching personnel.”
The circular, a copy of which lies with News Agency Kashmir News Trust further reads that all the Heads of private Coaching Centers are hereby put under strict instructions not to allow any Government Teaching personnel as teaching faculty of the coaching center, failing which the registration of the coaching center shall be withdrawn or suspended with immediate effect and disciplinary action under the provisions of law shall be initiated against the management.
“All the DDOs are directed to submit certificate to the office of the Chief Education Officer Srinagar that none of the teaching faculty under their control is involved in private tuition or private teaching activity. The DDOs are advised to seek a similar undertaking from the concerned teaching faculty,” it reads.
The directions comes at a time when complaints are pouring in that some private Coaching Centres have hired government teaching personnel for the teaching purposes.