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DUTA holds protest demanding regularisation of ad-hoc teachers

The Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) took to the streets on Wednesday over its demand for speedy absorption of over 4,500 ad-hoc teachers within the varsity and its faculties.

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PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 09:49 AM IST



The Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) took to the streets on Wednesday over its demand for speedy absorption of over 4,500 ad-hoc teachers within the varsity and its faculties.

The march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar that was stopped by police noticed teachers elevating slogans in opposition to the federal government insurance policies of privatisation, implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) and in addition drew consideration to the plight of the ad-hoc teachers.

“The DUTA submitted a memorandum to the Ministry of Education to demand a one-time regulation for the absorption of ad-hoc and temporary teachers in keeping with the reservation policy against all sanctioned vacancies,” DUTA president Rajib Ray mentioned in a press release.

It alleged that the recruitment in Delhi University had not occurred for “over a decade”, besides sporadically, leading to younger teachers being compelled into conditions of excessive vulnerability with no advantages like their everlasting colleagues.

The DUTA mentioned whereas the federal government was going forward with the implementation of the NEP at breakneck velocity, teachers feared it might exacerbate the precarious scenario of ad-hoc teachers.

The teachers’ physique cited varied circumstances of regularisation of staff mandated by court docket orders to push for what they name is a “just demand” and subsequently finish the ordeal of 1000’s of teachers on the receiving finish of varied insurance policies that supposedly aimed to restructure greater schooling.

The NEP, permitted by the Union cupboard final year, replaces the National Policy on Education framed in 1986. The new coverage is geared toward paving the way in which for transformational reforms in class and better schooling techniques to make India a worldwide information superpower.

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