Srinagar, Feb 16: In clear violation of the government’s transfer policy, many teachers and employees of the education department have not been transferred for the last 10 to 20 years.
Under the 2010 government transfer policy, the minimum tenure of a government employee on a particular post should be two years which can be extended to a maximum of three years. However, some officials and teachers have not been transferred for 20 years.
“In 2019, Zonal Education Officer, Gulab Bagh,
transferred many teachers who had overstayed in a particular school. But due to
the political approach, their transfer orders were revoked. They still continue
to enjoy their posts,” said an official of Education Department.
said a female teacher posted in one of the Boys Higher Secondary Schools has
not been shifted for more than 20 years. “Due to her political background and
bureaucratic approach, no one dares to transfer her,” he said.
are number of teaching and non-teaching staff across Srinagar who enjoy their
posts for the last many years.
Governor G C Murmu has directed all the government departments to rotate staff
from sensitive to non-sensitive positions and strictly follow the important
provisions of transfer policy 2010.
Secretary Education, Dr. Younis Malik, and Secretary Hirdesh Kumar did not
answer after repeated calls made by The Kashmir Monitor.