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'Teachers, staff being exploited'

Published: 09th June 2013 09:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th June 2013 09:59 AM   |  A+A-

Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) state president Anathalavattom Anandan has said that the teachers and staff of unaided schools in the state are being exploited by the school managements, and that the CITU will stand to put an end to this.

He was speaking to reporters after forming the Kerala Unaided School Teachers and Staff Union (KUSTSU) in Kochi on Saturday.

He said that there are around 2.5 lakh teachers and non-teaching staff in the state, and majority of them are not given proper salary. KUSTSU will stand with them to demand their rights, he said.

“The CBSE, in its circular, had ordered their schools to give Higher Secondary School teachers Rs 20,000 as salary. Similarly High School teacher are supposed to be given Rs 15,000 and Primary School teachers Rs 10,000 as salary.

But no school in the state give the prescribed salary. Similarly, the state government has ordered the management schools to give salary not less than Rs 6,000 to non-teaching staff. “I wonder even half the prescribed salary is being given by any of the schools,” He said.

He said that it seems the government is slowly withdrawing from the education sector to help private managements to make a business out of it.  



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