ITANAGAR, The All Arunachal Vocational Education Teachers Association (AAVETA) members has continue with three-day dharna at the IG Park Tennis Court here in protest against the State government’s alleged failure to address their two-point demand and to press their two point charter of demand.
The two pint charter of demand which include implementation of 22 per cent pay hike. Three per cent dearness allowance (DA) annually with retrospective effect as per the Govt order and regularize the services of all vocational teachers’ and lab assistants at one go.
The AAVETA president said that our services need to be regularize in a phased manner and the process has already started which the ruling BJP party has mentioned in the last election manifesto, the education department has declared the year as ‘ year of education’ so most of the problems related to the department should have either been resolved or should have been taken up on priority but we are getting nothing but only assurances. He said.
We have a meeting with the education department and the ISSE project authority they do assure to take up our issue on priority but we want written assurance. He said.
We are 276 vocational teachers including lab assistants appointed under RMSA (ISSE) and we are doing our duties dedicatedly and efficiently and sincerely in 99 higher secondary schools of the state under the Department of Education for last 6 years and also serving as TGT and PGT at higher secondary schools like other teachers.
Despite our contributions and fullest effort to give the best service to for the progress and promotion of education scenario of the state,
We are demanding 22 per cent pay hike with 3 per cent DA annually as announced by the state government for all the contractual teachers of Samagra Shiksha – Integrated Scheme for School Education, he said, adding that, but there is no response from state government till date neither our salary is being hiked. He said.
“We were compelled to come out to street and will be here at dharna on Thursday and if the problem is not resolved we may continue with the our democratic movement until and unless our demands are fulfilled, we shall chock out further course of action in the new year” AAVETA president further said.