Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao today?said that opportunities would be given to the contract lecturers working in various government junior colleges to work in the vacancies of other government junior colleges if eligible.
The CM instructed the officials concerned to prepare guidelines in this regard.
The CM was speaking at a review meeting on Sunday at Pragathi Bhavan on the problems of the contract lecturers working in the government junior colleges.
Ministers Puvvada Ajay Kumar and Sabita Indra Reddy, Rythu Bandhu Samithi State President Palla Rajeshwar Reddy, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, the CM's Principal Secretary S Narsing Rao, Principal Secretary (Finance) Ramakrishna Rao and others participated.
Sabita Indra Reddy and Palla Rajeshwar Reddy brought to the notice of the CM the problems faced by the contract lecturers in the government junior colleges. Responding to that, the CM said, "The state government has taken several measures for the welfare of the junior college contract lecturers. The attempts to regularise their services have failed due to cases in the courts. The government has however doubled their monthly salaries. Also, in the past they were paid for only 10 months every year, but the government has increased it to 12 months. The government is also giving them service benefits. We have also increased their leaves, extending facilities including casual leave and maternity leave. The government will take more measures for the welfare of these lecturers within the framework of the rules and regulations."
The CM then instructed the relevant officials to take into consideration the request from the contract junior lecturers that they be allowed to take up any vacant posts in the government junior college of their choice.
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