Sindh CM orders regularisation of 21,000 teachers

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah directed education department on Thursday to award time scale to teachers appointed back in 1992 as well as to  regularise services of the National Testing Service (NTS) and Sindh University test teachers.

Shah took the decision after holding a meeting with teachers’ association representatives.

The association said that all those teachers who had qualified the Sindh University and Iqra University test should be regularised as well as NTS pass contract teachers.

“The regularisation of NTS pass contract teachers’ has already been approved by the cabinet,” Shah said, adding, “We will regularise the contracts f 21,000 teachers without any condition.”

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The Sindh CM was apprised that 12,000 teachers were hired in 1992 in grade B-17, however, they were denied timescale.

To this he directed the secretary education as well as secretary finance to resolve the issue within 24 hours.

Zardari takes notice

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has taken notice of police torture on protesting teachers in Karachi and directed the Sindh home minister to release those detained during the demonstration.

Zardari, the former president, also asked CM  Shah and Sindh education minister to sit with teachers’ representatives to resolve their issues.

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