The Bihar authorities has warned of strict disciplinary motion, together with cancellation of appointment of newly recruited lecturers in the event that they kind any ‘affiliation’, or change into a part of it, and bask in any type of protest in opposition to the insurance policies of the Education division.
In a stern directive to newly appointed lecturers, the Education Department in an announcement on November 11 stated round 1.20 lakh lecturers, who cleared the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) recruitment examination 2023 obtained ‘provisional appointment letters’ on November 2.
The assertion stated they haven’t been allotted postings thus far, nor they’ve began educating in faculties. “But it has come to the notice that some of them have formed an association or become part of it and are criticising the Education department’s policies…It is a grave misconduct under the Bihar Government Employees Conduct Rules-1976.”
“… they must refrain from indulging in such activities. The department will initiate strict disciplinary action, including cancellation of their provisional appointments with immediate effect if they are found guilty”, the division stated.
It stated that “Teachers selected from BPSC should not form any kind of union nor be a part of it. The attention of these school teachers has been drawn to Paragraph 7 of Section 17 of the Code of Conduct of Bihar School Teachers Rules 2023. Under this, Bihar Government Servants Code of Conduct 1976 applies to all school teachers”.
“The provisionally appointed teachers have formed an association… Formation of this association is illegal… This illegal association has also got its letterpads printed. The department has sought an explanation from an office-bearer of this association, who is a newly recruited teacher… Provisional appointment of such teachers can be cancelled with immediate effect”, stated the division.
Despite repeated makes an attempt, Bihar Education Minister Chandrashekhar was not obtainable for his feedback.
Commenting on the Education Department’s assertion, Raju Singh, convener of TET Primary Teachers’ Association informed PTI on Sunday, “We are in support of this decision of the Education Department. The newly recruited teachers, whose appointments are provisional in nature, can’t form or become part of an unregistered association….it’s illegal. They can do it only after completion of their probation period. Everybody has the right to express his or her views, but it should be as per the provisions of the law and government employees conduct rules”.
As many as 1.20 lakh candidates cleared the examination held by the BPSC for 1.70 lakh posts of lecturers within the State. The appointment letter distribution occasions had been held in Patna Gandhi Maidan in addition to each district of the State. The BPSC carried out the Bihar Teachers Recruitment Exam 2023 on August 24, 25, and 26, within the offline mode. The examination was carried out at designated examination centres throughout the State.