Bhubaneswar: Around 56,000 teachers in Odisha will be given promotion and the process for the same will be completed by this month.
A decision to this was taken following the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, informed School and Mass Education (S & ME) Minister Samir Ranjan Dash.
Besides, steps are afoot to vitalize all directorates under the S & ME department. For every district, a senor official has been deployed as Nodal Officer to supervise various programmes. They will hold discussion on various issues with senior officials of the concerned department on every Monday.
Yesterday, S & ME Principal Secretary Satyabrata Sahu held a meeting with all directors and additional and joint secretaries of the department regarding promotion of 56,000 teachers and filling of vacant posts. The promotion proposal has been drafted and will be given the final approval soon, sources said.
Meanwhile, as per the CM’s direction. all authorities concerned have been directed to reduce syllabus from Primary to Higher Secondary classes in view of COVID-19 pandemic.