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Demoted principal submits list of teachers promoted on fraudulent degrees
Fake Degrees Scam
3/21/2024 11:02:20 PM
Early Times Report

Jammu, Mar 21: Within days after higher authorities demoted them for getting promotions on fake postgraduate degrees, one of the demoted principals has reportedly submitted list of 150 teachers who got promotions on fraudulent degrees.
Highly placed sources said that one of the demoted principals has submitted a list of 150 teachers to the office of the Directorate of School Education.
“These teachers have also managed degrees from the same university from where they have managed to get promotions”, sources said, adding, “Higher-ups in the School Education Department are in a dilemma over taking action against all such teachers because it was the responsibility of the authorities concerned to verify postgraduate degrees at the time of granting promotion”.
Sources said that enraged over pick and choose policy adopted by the higher authorities the principal has asked the officers concerned to take action against all those teachers who got degrees from the same university from where they have acquired the postgraduate degree.
As reported earlier, two Principals in the School Education Department have been demoted as teachers after post-graduation degrees were found fake.
Two such teachers, who had managed to get promotions using fraudulent postgraduate degrees, were working as Principals in tw
One of the demoted principals has reportedly submitted a list of 150 teachers.
Higher-ups are in a dilemma over taking action against all such teachers.
It was the responsibility of the concerned authorities to verify postgraduate degrees.
Two principals of higher secondary schools of Samba and Kathua districts were demoted to teacher positions.
different higher secondary schools in the Samba and Kathua districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
Investigations revealed that one of the teachers claimed to have earned a postgraduate degree in Chemistry from Magadh University in 2003, a programme that the university did not offer at the time.
Principals demoted as simple teachers, additional salaries to be recovered.
As a consequence of these findings, tainted teachers who are serving as principals of higher secondary schools of Samba and Kathua districts have been Kathua, have been demoted to teacher positions. They have been instructed to report to the Chief Education Officer of their respective districts.
The promotions of these teachers were based on falsified credentials. Consequently, allowances were withheld from 2004 to 2006.
The School Education Department issued an order on March 5 to address this matter. Subsequently, the Directorate of School Education Jammu has directed the Chief Education Officers (CEOs) of Samba and Kathua districts to assign these teachers to teaching positions as per the issued directive.
Furthermore, the government also ordered the recovery of additional salaries from both the tainted teachers. Both the teachers have to deposit additional salaries they have drawn as incharge lecturers, lecturers, senior lecturers and principals.
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