Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: Orissa Government decides to regularise 684 contractual teachers of medium schools. This was announced by School and Mass Education Minister Pratap Jena on Wednesday at here.
He said government decides to make the teachers permanent who worked as contract teacher from 6 years. Jena said this decision will boost the morale of teachers in the state. It should be noted that the state government had begun appointing contract teachers during the 2003-04 academic sessions. In a letter issued on December 8, 2008, the government had stated that contractual teachers who rendered six years of service satisfactorily would be regularised and given benefits of a government high school teacher.