TEACHERS MET CHIEF MINISTER ON SALARY

SHILLONG, APR 25: Adhoc schoolteachers under the banner of the All Meghalaya Adhoc Upper Primary Teachers’ Association (AMAUPTA) today met the Chief Minister Mukul Sangma to discuss on the 100% salary enhancement.

Speaking to reporters at a press conference held here, AMAUPTA president BR Thabah said that the delegation during the course of discussion had sought for the immediate intervention of the CM for implementing the salary enhancement.

 He informed that the chief minister had assured them that the government is seriously taking up the matter to ensure all teachers are benefited from the enhancement and that he would soon convene a cabinet meeting next week.

 Earlier, the state government had implemented the 100 per cent salary enhancement for adhoc secondary school teachers with effect from September 1, 2016.

 However, the chief minister had not made the same assurance to the delegation. “But we want the state government to ensure that salary enhancement for us the primary and upper primary adhoc teachers to be effective from September 2016,” Thabah said.

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