4823 TET Teachers regularised : Distribution of appointment letters to Assistant Teachers of Assam - NEWS SENTRY

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Monday, 27 March 2017

4823 TET Teachers regularised : Distribution of appointment letters to Assistant Teachers of Assam

Teachers have a big role in nation building: CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Dispur, March 27: Saying that teachers have the big responsibility of building good citizens who are committed to the cause of the society Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that primary school teachers are the agents of change for the society who can instil good qualities in the students from a nascent stage.
Taking part in the ceremonial distribution of appointment letters to 4823 Assistant Teachers, 2688 Teachers in Lower Primary and 2135 Teachers in Upper Primary, recruited through Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) in the primary schools of the state at Veterinary College Playground at Khanpara in the city today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that cleanliness, discipline, punctuality are the important traits the teachers need to inculcate in the students for a better society.

A One Day Orientation Programme for Newly Recruited Teachers of Elementary Education was also organised by Sarba Siksha Abhiyan, Assam in collaboration with Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University and Swacch Vidyalaya Puraskar were also distributed to ten schools of the state in recognition of excellent sanitation and hygiene practices in the school campuses.

“For building a society based on equality where all people are empowered to lead a life of dignity and to meet modern day challenges like corruption and increasing crimes, the education system must produce citizens with high moral values and integrity.” Sonowal said.

Calling upon the teachers to take their duty as a service to the society and not as a mere job, Sonowal said that teachers must strive towards realising their potential to become the role models for the society and establish Assam as one of the best of the country.

Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who was also present at the meeting, announced that the government would regularise all 88,571 TET qualified teachers in a phased manner and he also said that all newly recruited teachers would be able to draw salary as per the 7th pay commission recommendations.

Saying that the teachers must abstain from the tendency of seeking transfer near home Sarma stated that teachers must be willing to work anywhere in the state as the whole state is like home and they must dedicate themselves to spread knowledge to the remotest part of Assam.

Informing that ‘Gunotsav’ campaign initiated by the Education Department of the state will revolutionise the whole education scenario of the state, the Education Minister said the campaign will help the government in finding loopholes in the education system and rectify them.
Media Adviser to Chief Minister Hrishikesh Goswami, Legal Adviser Shantanu Bharali, MLAs Utpal Bora, Suren Phukan, Commissioner and Secretary Primary Education Pritam Saikia, Mission Director of SSA Assam Aruna Rajoria, VC of KKHSOU Hitesh Deka were present among others on the occasion. 

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