Patna: With an aim to improve education for Muslims, the Bihar government on Monday announced to recruit 27,000 Urdu teachers by October this year.
The announcement was made by Education minister P K Shahi here.
Notification for appointment of Urdu teachers would be issued by June 20 and examination would be conducted in September, the minister said.
Along with Urdu teachers, those for teaching Bangla language would also be recruited by the state government, Shahi said.
Principal Secretary of Education department Amarjit Sinha said the department has received Rs 500 crore additional money for opening 1000 high schools at panchayat level this year.
Work on constructing these schools would begin soon, he said.