Chandigarh – On the directions of Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal, his Principal Secretary Mr. D.S. Guru presided over a meeting held with the delegation of 7654 teachers union. Mr. Guru accepted both the demands put forward by the union and ordered the officers to complete the official formalities within a week and implement the decision immediately
Disclosing this here today a spokesman of the Punjab Government said that during the meeting the delegation of 7654 teachers union pointed out that although the second counseling has been completed but the appointment letter had yet not been issued to the remaining teachers. He said that Mr. Guru sympathetically considered this genuine demand of the teacher union and he issued directions to the concerned department to complete the official formalities within a week and to issue appointment letters to the remaining teachers.
The spokesman further said that the second demand of the teacher was that some of the teachers had not received the salaries since May, 2011. Considering it a genuine demand Mr. Guru asked the concern department to release the balance of salaries before Diwali positively.
Prominent among those who were present in the meeting were ADGP (Int.) Mr. Suresh Arora, Secretary Education Mr. Husan Lal, Secretary Finance Mr. Jaspal Singh, DPI (S) Dr. Avtar Chand Sharma and Director SCERT Mrs. Neelam Bhagat.