Teachers’ transfers tussle resolved

Teachers’ transfers tussle resolved
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Highlights

The deadlock between the State government and teachers over transfer rules and regulations has been resolved after Human Resources Development Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao held discussions with leaders of teachers’ organisations, here on Friday.

Amaravati: The deadlock between the State government and teachers over transfer rules and regulations has been resolved after Human Resources Development Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao held discussions with leaders of teachers’ organisations, here on Friday.

Highlights:

  • Govt agrees to scrap web counselling
  • Performance points reduced to 30

The teachers organisations, which are demanding for scrapping of performance points and web counselling at last came to an understanding with the government to withdraw their agitation and accepted the compromise formula proposed.

According to B Babureddy, chairman of Federation of AP Teachers Organisations (FAPTO), the discussions which were held with HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao were fruitful and government has acceded to their demands partially, which was acceptable to them as well.

He said the government has agreed to scrap the web counselling system for conducting transfers, which was one of their main demands. “Concerning to performance points the government which has already decreased them from 50 to 40 through its latest orders has agreed to further reduce it to 30.

The class teacher, PET and science teacher will get points and the government has also agreed to give 1 point for category I school, 2 points for category II, 3points for category III, five points for category IV. For Rationalisation of schools the minister has agreed to give 3 points instead of 2, which is also acceptable to us,” Babu Reddy said.

The meeting with the minister was attended by UTF president I Venkateswar Rao, APTF president G Uday Raju, APTF general secretary Joseph Sudhir Babu and APTF general secretary Panduranga Vararasad.

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