On the instructions of Punjab School Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains, a letter has been issued regarding the decision to give one and two years of service extension to state and national awardee teachers.
Giving information in this regard, Punjab School Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains said that after assuming the post of Education Minister, this matter came to his attention, regarding which he had instructed the officials to prepare a report and submit it to them.
S. Bains said that the previous governments had excluded the teachers after 2018 from the service increase. He said that The Punjab government led by Bhagwant Mann is committed to restoring the dignity of nation builders.
He said that according to the instructions issued on October 9, 1989, the state awardee teachers were given 01 year re-appointment after completing 58 years of age and the National awardee teachers were given an increase of 02 years in their service period year after year on this basis. It was given that he was fully fit physically and mentally. These instructions were applicable till the issuance of new instructions on 10/7/2018.
S. Bains said that the decision to give extension of service to state and national awardee teachers is a way of honoring the best teachers and at the same time encouraging the rest of the teachers as well as the department and the department by getting more time services of these best teachers. Students also get benefits.
He said that the decision to extend the service period of the state award/national awardee teachers has been reconsidered and a decision has been taken to implement it in the education department, with which all the state award/national awardee teachers will have 01 year in service period. /02 year increment will be admissible if found correct after checking their service record.
He said that the instructions issued vide 25/4/2020 are canceled with immediate effect and the instructions issued on 26/8/2020 are amended to the extent that in paragraph-6 of these instructions, service to state awardees The condition imposed regarding non-extension of call is abolished. These instructions will be applicable from 31/03/2023.