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K’taka govt may crack whip on striking PU teachers

Last Updated: Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 18:04

Sirsi: Karnataka Government today warned of a crackdown including invoking ESMA against Pre-University teachers if they failed to call off their three-day old strike demanding salaries on par with UGC scales.
Legal action under ESMA including suspension and break of
service would be initiated if the teachers did not call off
their agitation keeping in mind the future of students,
Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Vishweshwar Hegde
Kageri told reporter here.

A committee had already been constituted to look into the
pay structure anamolies of the teachers and it was likely to
submit its report in March, he said adding a decision would be
taken then.
He said the second PUC exams schedule had already been
notified by the government and it will be held in March.


First Published: Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 18:04

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