Mutual transfer of 8,550 school teachers

Staff Reporter
 GUWAHATI, Feb 21 – The State government today effected online mutual transfer of 8,550 regular and contractual teachers of elementary education.Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told media-persons here that this is a first-of-its-kind exercise which will go a long way in doing away with red-tapism in the system.

“The massive exercise assumes significance as it would serve the mutual need of the teachers and at the same time save their precious time as a result of which students will benefit,” Sarma said.

Altogether 10,794 applications were received, of which 8,550 were found to be eligible. This includes inter and intra-district transfers.

“The teachers concerned can now download the list and join the respective schools with immediate effect,” Sarma said. In view of the update process of the National Register of Citizens, Sarma said, the education department has decided to replace all lady teachers from sensitive areas.

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