NEW DELHI: To meet dearth of staff in schools, the Government has directed the JK Services Selection Board (JKSSB) to complete much awaited recruitment for 2154 teacher posts in next four months.
The Department of Education has referred 3450 posts to JKSSB which include 2154 vacancies of teachers and 1,289 of non-teaching staff.
Chairing a meeting here today, the Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, asked Secretary School Education Department, Farooq Ahmed Shah and JKSSB Chairperson Simrandeep Singh to coordinate their efforts to complete the paperwork and start the recruitment process in January.
Setting the deadline, the Minister directed the SSB Chairperson to complete the recruitment in all respects in next four months.
Meanwhile, the Minister also set three-month deadline for completing the ongoing recruitment for 1,289 non-teaching staff posts which include 575 posts of junior Assistants, 392 Laboratory Assistances, 228 Library Assistants and 94 posts of Junior Librarians.
It was informed that the 7 vacancies of drivers referred by the department would also be advertised by the JKSSB soon.
The Minister assured JKSSB of all cooperation and said that department would ensure speedy flow of additional information and data if the Board needs so.
The SSB chairperson assured that the recruitment process would be completed within the stipulated timeframe.
Additional Secretary to School education department Mussarat-ul-Islam and other senior officers of education department were also present in the meeting. (KNB)