|EARLY TIMES REPORT|
KATHUA, July 15: Agitated by the total collapse of the educational system in J&K with massive cases of corrupt malpractices in illegal transfers, attachments, adjustments and promotions in Education Department coming to fore, the activists of NPP led by Robin Sharma District President (Kathua) staged a vociferous protest demonstration at Shahidi Chowk in Kathua district headquarters today. While raising slogans against the Director DSEJ, the angry protesters burnt the effigy to express their resentment.
Speaking to the media, Robin Sharma regretted that thousands of employees including the teachers, Masters, Lecturers and even ReTs had been attached in the office of DSEJ, CEOs, ZEOs, Tehsildars in entire Jammu division which had led to acute deficiency of teaching staff in the schools located in far flung villages.
He further stated that thousands of such incumbents who had been attached in the city schools and other offices were drawing HRA without any justification. Isn’t this a HRA scam worth crores? Isn’t it a loot of public exchequer?, Robin asked.
He demanded high level probe against the erring bureaucrat for her involvement in corrupt practices besides immediate revocation of all the appointments done on the basis of invalid degrees besides cancellation of all illegal transfers and promotions of the teachers done by the DSEJ in circumvention of prescribed guide lines and rules.
Prominent who spoke on the occasion included Inderpal Singh, Satish, Sandeep Kartik, Pranab, Nishant, Gurdayal, Chetan Sharma, Himanshu Sharma, Deepak Sharma, Pankaj, Balbir, Abhinav Sharma,Vinay, Saurav besides others.