J&K Govt prohibits tution in coaching centers by teachers of school education dept.

The government Friday announced a prohibition on any activity or assignment including private tuition by the teaching faculty of the School Education Department.

A local news agency, Kashmir News Observer (KNO), has learned that the Principal Secretary, School Education Department, Alok Kumar has said, “It has been observed that some members of teaching faculty of the School Education Department are undertaking coaching assignments in private institutions and coaching centres even during school hours in violation of Rule 10 of the Jammu and Kashmir Government Employees (Conduct) Rules, 1971 as well as Chapter (IV) Section 28 of RTE Act, 2009.”

Kumar in a circular ordered that “no teaching faculty shall undertake any activity or assignment including teaching in private educational institution or coaching center, unless they obtain prior sanction from the competent authority. Any violation in this regard shall invite disciplinary action against the delinquent officer(s)/officials), as warranted rules”. (KNO)

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