Hyderabad, Sept 10 :
The Chief Minister, K Rosaiah, on Thursday discussed the Joint Action Committees of Teachers’ Organisations (Jacto) demands with Ministers and Officials at a review meeting at the Secretariat. In all six out of 10 demands were already conceded and the remaining four are either under court purview or under consideration.
He said that promotions were already given to all the eligible teachers in January and February. Transfer of teachers through counseling process is completed in all the districts in July and August, he added.
He also explained that orders were issued to count the two years apprentice period for automatic advancement scheme and also for sanction of two notional increments for the apprentice period of teachers. Orders were also issued for withdrawal of criminal cases on teachers who boycotted spot valuation and also for treating the strike period of teachers as special casual leave.
The then Chief Minister Dr Y S Rajasekhara Reddy has agreed for revival of compassionate appointments in aided schools by taking district as a unit instead of school as a unit, he pointed out. Other demands like medical reimbursements to Municipal and aided school teachers, implementing GOMs No 19 to the special teachers who are appointed after 1990 and counting of unaided service are under examination of the government.
Secondary Education Minister Manikya Vara Prasad, Primary Education Minister Ahmadulla, Principal Secretary, School Education, Suresh Chandra, Commissioner, School Education, Poonam Malakondaiah and other officials attended the meeting.