Raipur: The state government has given its consent to issue appointment orders for direct recruitment of 14,580 teachers under the School Education Department. The consent has been given after the Finance Department cleared gave its nod for the appointment order. The Department of School Education has come up with an order to this effect on Saturday evening.
The School Education Department wrote to the Commissioner, Directorate of Public Instructions, that the appointment orders should be issued to the candidates individually. The appointment orders should carry the probation period and the salary payable during the probation as per the instructions of the Finance Department.
Meanwhile, this decision of the state government, which is awaited for nearly two years, will certainly bring cheers on the face of the selected candidates who had been waiting for their posting and their family members.
The examination for the direct recruitment of teachers was conducted in 2019 followed by short listing of the candidates and announcement of final list. However, the selected candidates had not been issued appointment letters owing to Covid-19, leading to resentment among the candidates who staged demonstrations several occasions. As the state government has decided to reopen the schools with Class X and XII, the decision to issue appointment letters to all the selected candidates has been welcomed by the teacher bodies of the state.