School Edu Deptt to act tough against teachers evading ATD-2023
Srinagar, May 06 (KNO): The School Education Department Thursday said that it will likely post those teachers in Zone-IV and V who will have stay of three or more years and will try to evade transfers under ATD-2023.
According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Director of School Education Jammu (DSEJ) in a press conference has said that the teachers who have stay of three or more years will have to apply for the transfers
“Some of the teachers who have a stay of three or more years have a concept that they will go unnoticed if they didn’t apply for their transfer but I want to inform those teachers that if they didn’t apply for it, they will definitely get transferred to Zone-IV and V,” DSEJ said.
Earlier, the department in the Annual Transfer Drive announcement has said that eligible employees not applying for transfer despite having a mature stay shall be transferred by the Department anywhere as per the requirement of the Department.
It also said that the preferences for posting shall be that an employee who is working in Zone-I shall opt for Zone- II, III, IV and V. An employee who is working in Zone-II shall opt for Zone- I, III, IV and V. An employee who is working in Zone-III shall opt for Zone-I, II, IV and V. An employee who is working in Zone-IV shall opt for Zone- I, II, III and V. An employee who is working in Zone-V shall opt for Zone- I, II, III and IV.
According to the School Education Department, Zone-I falls within municipal limit of district headquarter, Zone-II outside municipal limit upto 20km from district headquarter, Zone-III beyond 20km to 40Kms from district headquarter, Zone-IV beyond 40kms and above from district headquarter and also where change of residence is required. In addition, those schools where there is no motorable road and walking distance from the nearest motorable road is 7 KMs or more one way—(KNO)