Delhi government to increase salary of guest, contract teachers in schools: Manish Sisodia

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia announced salary hike of guest, contract teachers working in government schools.

Delhi government to increase salary of guest, contract teachers in schools: Manish Sisodia Manish Sisodia (Source: Official Image)
Vagisha Kaushik | Dec 23, 2021 - 6:55 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The AAP-led Delhi government has decided to increase the salary of guest and contract teachers, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia announced on social media. The government received requests from various guest teachers employed at government schools in the state.

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“Some Guest Teachers came to meet me yesterday to share their experiences about how the ArvindKejriwal govt has given them respect and recognition. They requested an increase in salary. Happy to announce that Delhi Govt has started the process to increase the salary of Guest Teachers,” Sisodia said in a tweet.

Delhi government has directed the Directorate of Education to increase the remuneration of guest and contract teachers working in government schools. The government has taken this step to support the teachers in the difficult times of COVID-19 pandemic and to empower them.

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“The major request of the Guest Teachers, as mentioned in their representation, is regarding the revision of their remuneration. I agree with their point that the increase in cost of living, compounded by economic hardship in many families due to COVID necessitates upward revision in remunerations. Therefore, it is directed that the Directorate of Education should increase the remuneration of Guest and Contract Teachers,” said in an official notification.

“The Department should work out the details of the same and submit a proposal to increase the remuneration of all Guest and Contract Teachers working in the schools of Delhi Government. This will enable them to live their life with dignity and continue to render their services wholeheartedly,” the official statement added.


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