Early Times Report
Anantnag, Mar 17: A group of teachers apparently enjoying political backing in this southern district hasn't yet obliged government order, cancelling the attachments of all government school-teachers, deputed with different schemes in the state.
Early Times has learnt that these influential teachers are attached with different departments as well as with Zonal level offices of education department.
On 4th of this month, Chief Education Officer Anantnag vide order number CEO/A/Estt-11/49201-5/16 has written to these teachers and directed the them to report back within 24 hours to their parent postings but according to sources teachers have refused to comply with the order.
"They are influential, they are attached with these departments from last many years so they have their own contacts and no one can harm them," an education department official said.
The government order available with Early Times reveals the names of four teachers attached with District Information Office Anantnag, D.C office Anantnag (Litigation Cell), D C office (Election Cell) and District Informatics Office Anantnag.
Giving reference of Government order (26-Edu of 2016, dated 02-02-2016) that cancelled the attachments of all government school-teachers, deputed with different schemes in the state, Chief Education Officer Anantnag has warned action under J&K government employees (conduct) rules, 1971 but according to well placed sources CEO hasn't yet initiated any action against the teachers after the passage of over two weeks since the Order was passed.
Teachers according to official communication that lies with Early Times include Manzoor Ahmad, Master Zone Verinag attached with District Information Office Anantnag, Mukhtar Abbas Teacher MS Srnagsoo-Aishmuqam attached with D.C office Anantnag (Litigation Cell), Fayaz Ahmad Khan Teacher MS Bonthnu-Dooru attached with D C office (Election Cell), Ishtiya Ahmad, DEO Zone Achabal attached with District Informatics Office Anantnag haven't yet reported back to their original posting order to government order.
District Information Officer Anantnag denied to have received any such letter from Chief Education Officer Anantnag. Chief Education Officer Anantnag, Ghulam Rasool Shah reassured action against the teachers. "Right now I don't know whether they have reported back or not but we have taken a serious note of it," he said.