State

Pay Of 85,000, Gana Shikshaks Increased

Bhubaneswar: Jan 29; The State Government on Thursday decided to hike the monthly remuneration of about 85,000 Shiksha Sahayaks and Gana Shikshaks.

The hike in the monthly remuneration of these teachers was approved by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Announcing this at a Press briefing here, School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra said that the revised remuneration of the teachers would be retrospectively implemented from December 1, 2015.

The revised monthly remuneration of 27,645 Shiksha Sahayaks, apart from EPF, would now be Rs7,400 as against Rs5,200 earlier, while 34,846 Junior Shiksha Sahayaks, apart from EPF, would now get Rs9,200 as against Rs5,200 earlier.

In the Gana Shikshak category, the revised monthly remuneration of 256 trained Matriculates, apart from EPF, would now be Rs6,400 as against Rs3,700 earlier, while 16,868 trained Plus Two teachers, apart from EPF, would now get Rs7,000 as against Rs4,000 earlier.

Besides, 536 non-trained Matriculate Gana Shikshaks, apart from EPF, would now get Rs5,600 as against Rs3,200 earlier, while 4,852 non-trained Plus Two teachers, apart from EPF, would get Rs6,400 as against Rs3,700 earlier, the Minister said.

Mishra said following the hike in the remuneration of these teachers, the annual expenditure of the State Government on this head would go up from Rs648.64 crore to Rs925.59 crore.

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