CM Nitish Kuma has taken observe of the issues confronted by lecturers attributable to non-payment of their salaries and ordered has the discharge of the required funds from the Consolidated Fund of the state authorities.
PATNA: The state cupboard cleared 13 authorities proposals together with, the obligatory appointment of latest MBBS graduates from 9 authorities medical schools in rural areas on contractual phrases.
The proposal moved by the state well being division plans to create 2,580 posts for the obligatory deployment of the brand new MBBS graduates. The cupboard additionally cleared one other main well being division proposal to launch Rs 1,000 crore to help the free vaccination programme in opposition to Covid-19 run by the state authorities.
Additional, the cupboard sanctioned an schooling division proposal to utilise Rs 5,500 crore from the state’s share to the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), because the Centre’s share is but to come back. The cupboard additionally sanctioned the discharge of Rs 1,716 crore from its share to make the cost to round 2.75 lakh lecturers engaged underneath the SSA.
The cupboard sanctioned the federal government’s proposal to allocate Rs 9,999 crore amongst native city our bodies per their inhabitants and space. General, the state authorities has obtained Rs 1,590 crore from the Centre for expenditure in cities with greater than 10 lakh inhabitants underneath the Million Plus Problem Fund (MPCF) scheme. One other chunk of Rs 8,309 crore has been obtained underneath the non-MPCF scheme.
Additional, the cupboard additionally cleared the federal government’s proposal to help Rs 592.40 crore to the city native our bodies in expectation of the fund allotment beneficial by the sixth state finance fee.
The cupboard sanctioned an anticipated expenditure of Rs 117 crore for the free distribution of meals grain among the many ration card holding households, and underneath the Antyodaya scheme for Might. The distribution shall be carried out by PDS retailers underneath the PM Garib Kalyan Yojana.
Later, state schooling minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary thanked chief minister Nitish Kumar for expediting the discharge of Rs 1,716 crore by the state cupboard for cost of salaries to greater than 2.75 lakh lecturers of the state.
Chaudhary identified that lecturers working underneath the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan are paid from grants launched each by the central and state governments. However owing to the non-receipt of the matching share from the Centre throughout the second wave of the Covid pandemic, the lecturers weren’t getting their salaries.
The CM has taken observe of the issues confronted by lecturers attributable to non-payment of their salaries and ordered has the discharge of the required funds from the Consolidated Fund of the state authorities. Consequently, lecturers would now get quick cost of arrears of their salaries for 2 months. It could be ensured that the cost is made earlier than Eid.
The minister mentioned the federal government is delicate to the issues of lecturers and, they need to additionally stay delicate to the issues of scholars and lengthen their whole-hearted help in bettering the standard of schooling.