Draft rules for teachers’ transfer and posting ready, likely to be tabled in the Assembly session in February next year.
Aizawl: The Mizoram government will soon introduce new rules that would help the government in tackling the problem of transferring and posting teachers in different parts of the state. The new rules are required to address issues of teachers refusing to take up postings in certain areas of the state. The new rules would also cover issues related to hiking school fees and education service.
Lalnunmawia Pautu, the general secretary of state’s apex student body, Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) told EastMojo that leaders of MZP met Lalchhandama Ralte, the education minister, on Saturday and discussed with him about teachers transfer and posting rules, education service and hike in school fees, among other issues related to the education system in the state.
The MZP leader also expressed regret regarding teachers refusing to take up posting in certain areas.
He said that there are some teachers, who consider working in rural area as a “punishment.”
Ralte informed the MZP leaders that the government efforts are on to have a state education service.
Regarding hike in school fees, he informed the student leaders that the government has set up a study group to look into the fee structures, especially of the private schools. The minister also informed about the ongoing school inspection across the state to improve the education system.
Ralte assured that the government would take steps to set up hostels for students to cater to their growing needs.