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DSEK warns private schools against terminating staff

Srinagar: Director School Education Kashmir ( DSEK) on Saturday warned all private schools of action for terminating staff, and withholding salaries.
“It is impressed upon all the unaided recognised Private Schools of Kashmir Division to adhere with the instructions of providing un-interrupted salaries to the staff in the school during lockdown period in lieu of COVID-19 pandemic in letter and spirit. In case any violation/non-seriousness strict action shall be initiated against the particular school in terms of relevant provisions of Law which includes de-ecognition thereof without further intimation,” reads a circular issued by the Director School Education Kashmir.
This came to light when private schools started terminating teachers in various uptown areas.
According to teachers of various private unaided schools in the Kashmir, the school managements are behaving inhumanly with them, many of them are getting calls from schools asking them, they don’t need their services anymore.