- Thousands of teacher posts are lying vacant in central schools
- Over 12,000 posts are vacant in Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country
- Most of these vacant posts are in Tamil Nadu.
Teachers vacancies: On the one hand, unemployment is increasing continuously in the country. Educated youth are wandering from door to door in search of jobs. At the same time, there is such a shortage of teachers in central schools that children are not able to study properly. According to the Union Ministry of Education, more than 12,000 posts are vacant in Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country. These are filled as per the procedures laid down from time to time. Not only this, more than 9,000 teachers have been hired on the basis of agreement in these schools. Union Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi gave these figures while answering a written question in the Lok Sabha.
Most vacancies in Tamil Nadu
Most of these vacant posts are in Tamil Nadu. There are 1162 vacancies in Central Schools here. Madhya Pradesh has 1066 vacancies and Karnataka has 1006 vacancies. While sharing the data in Lok Sabha, Union Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi said that 12,044 academic posts and 1,332 non-academic posts are vacant in Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country.
‘Efforts are being made to fill the vacant posts’
The Minister said that filling up of vacancies is a continuous process and efforts are made to fill up the vacancies as per the provisions of the respective Recruitment Rules. He said that the teachers are also engaged by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) on contract basis for a temporary period to ensure that the students do not suffer. A total of 9,161 teachers are teaching in Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country on contract basis.
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