‘Panchayat-Urban cadre of Shikshakarmis to be regularised’

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Jun 2018 11:36:27


The Hitadava State Bureau


Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh on Sunday announced that the Chhattisgarh Panchayat-Urban cadre of teachers (Shikshakarmi) will be regularised. Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh gave this momentous and historic gift while addressing a mammoth gathering at the state-wide Vikas Yatra in Ambikapur to the Shikshakarmis. Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said the decision of ‘Merger’ of Panchayat-Urban cadre of teachers will soon be taken up in the Cabinet meeting. Dr Singh while announcing the decision said it is significant announcement for Chhattisgarh as well as for youth and school students. He said the Shikshakarmis have played a pivotal role in ensuring the academic quality in the state. But since there were major differences between the service-rules and facilities of shikshakarmis and regular teachers, a detailed study was conducted by a committee headed by Chief Secretary Ajay Singh. Accordingly, the committee submitted its detailed report to me on June 8. Henceforth “I announce in the presence of BJP National President Amit Shah, that the Shikshakarmis will be regularized for which a Cabinet meeting will be called soon to carry out the procedures.”
The announcement has brought cheers to around 1.80 lakh shikshakarmi teachers in the State. Dr Raman Singh while addressing a massive public meeting at Government PG College grounds dedicated and laid foundation stones for 58 developmental works worth Rs 165.26 crore.

This included the dedication of 17 developmental works worth Rs 37.73 crore. He laid foundation stone for 41 developmental works worth Rs 91.82 crore. The works include electric sub-station, roads, bridges, transit hostel, water procurement project.Both Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh and the BJP National President distributed relief materials to about 35,290 beneficiaries of various social-welfare schemes apart from transferring paddy bonus worth Rs 34 crore to about 22,000 farmers through online process. The Chief Minister also informed about the benefits of government schemes to the people. He said many projects worth crores were also in the pipeline.
Union Minister of State for Steel Vishnudeo Sai, Chhattisgarh Assembly Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal, National Scheduled Tribes’ Commission Chairman Nandkumar Sai, Home Minister Ramsevak Paikra, Health Minister Ajay Chandrakar, PWD Minister Rajesh Munat, Agriculture Minister Brijmohan Agrawal, Urban Administration Minister Amar Agrawal, School Education Minister Kedar Kashyap, Food Minister Punnulal Mohale, Labour Minister Bhaiyyalal Rajwade, Forest Minister Mahesh Gagda, Toursim Minister Dayaldas Baghel, MP Saroj Pande, former Speaker of Assembly Dharamlal Kaushik, MPs Ramvichar Netam, Kamalbhan Singh, Parliamentary Secretary Champadevi Patle and several prominent personalities were also present.