Srinagar, Jul 03: The Jammu and Kashmir School Education Department has initiated a process of releasing and sanctioning ‘Annual Increment’ to teaching faculty on the basis of performance pertaining to the result percentage of class 10th and 12th standard.
One of the top officials of the department informed the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the School Education Department has ordered not to release or sanction Annual Increment of the teaching staff having poor performance in 10th and 12th standard results.
The official said, “Director of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) has ordered all the concerned stakeholders to release and sanction Annual Increment on the basis of the performance of the respective school.”
In the meantime, Chief Education Officer (CEO) Anantnag in circular informed all the DDOs falling under its administrative control to submit the result percentage of class 10th and 12th of their schools and institutions within a week’s time.
The CEO has also said that the concerned shall also submit an application for release and sanction of Annual Increment which shall be released on the basis of performance achieved during the academic year 2022-23.
“The DDOs shall adopt same procedure for their subordinate staff and released Annual Increment accordingly,” it reads
Earlier, KNO has reported that the government will question and seek answers as well as reasons from the teachers of those public schools who have performed poorly in results of 10th and 12th standard.
Principal Secretary, School Education Department, Alok Kumar said that the department will provide such teachers with training so that they can improve their results.
“We will seek answers from teachers of those schools wherein the results of the 10th and 12th standard are not upto the standard,” Kumar said.
The principal secretary had further said that the department was aware of such schools. “We will take care of it.”
Pertinently, a number of government schools have performed poorly in the recently declared annual regular results of 10th and 12th standard—(KNO)