Bhanu P Lohumi
Tribune News Service
Shimla, July 12
The Himachal Pradesh Education Department has ready a software program to impact switch of lecturers. The step is geared toward eliminating political interference in transfers and placing an finish to hegemony of influential lecturers with political backing, who handle to remain put at stations of their alternative for lengthy.
The service report of lecturers has been computerised, together with posting particulars ever since their entry into the service. According to Director, Higher Education, Amarjeet Sharma, the state has been divided into 5 zones (A, B, C, D and E) on the premise of topographical circumstances.
Zone “A” consists of district headquarters, whereas zone “B” and zone “C” cowl establishments inside 20 km and 30 km, respectively, of the headquarters. Tribal areas have been positioned in zone “D” and intensely backward areas in zone “E”.
The software program ready by the NIC may also put to finish the follow of transfers via mutual consent. Teachers having served at class “A” stations for lengthy would possibly now have to maneuver to distant areas. Women lecturers will, nevertheless, not be posted at faraway stations.
Parameters have been set for giving factors to lecturers in recognition of their stints in tribal, onerous, inaccessible, backward and different areas.