Delhi: NDMC to re-engage 667 contract teachers in its primary schools

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation said the move will benefit teachers whose contract was terminated last year.

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Press Trust of India | Oct 2, 2021 - 11:22 a.m. IST
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New Delhi: The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has decided to re-engage nearly 700 contract teachers at its primary schools, authorities said on Friday.

Civic authorities said the move will benefit teachers whose contract was terminated last year. The BJP-ruled NDMC issued a notification in this connection on Friday.

The notification issued by the civic body said the Commissioner North DMC approved the re-engagement of all contract teachers (primary) who were engaged in the session 2019-20 on contract basis and has worked in the primary schools till May 10, 2020.

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North Corporation's Education Committee chairperson Alok Sharma said the move has also been approved by the committee. "The proposal to re-engage 667 primary teachers was first approved by the education committee and then it was vetted by the commissioner.

"The contract of these teachers was terminated in 2020. The move will benefit all the primary teachers who were hit hard after losing their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic," Sharma said.

Recently, the the Directorate of Education (DoE) said that Unvaccinated teachers and non-teaching staffers of Delhi government schools will not be allowed to attend school from October 15 and they will be considered as being on leave.

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As the Delhi government schools saw a rise in the registration this year, the state government has asked school principals to convey the requirements of additional classrooms and desks.

More than 1.6 lakh students are estimated to have moved from private schools to government schools in Delhi, according to reports.

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