ABRSM National Organising Secy, UT Leaders Visit Rajouri,Poonch

Teachers Demand Review in Annual Transfer Drive, Implementation before July


Poonch, June 08 (KIP)-In a major outreach to the teaching community in the twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch, a high-level delegation from the Akhil Bhartiya Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasangh (ABRSM) undertook an extensive two-day tour. The team, comprising National Organizing Secretary Mahendra Kumar, Jammu & Kashmir UT President Ratan Sharma and UT General Secretary Gulshan Raina, met with numerous teachers to discuss pressing educational issues.

Addressing the teachers at several places, Mahendra Kumar highlighted that ABRSM is India's largest teachers' organization, boasting over 18 lakh members across schools and higher educational Institutions across Bharat. He elaborated on several issues where ABRSM's intervention has successfully resolved problems and urged teachers to be role models for students, spearheading reformation in their schools under the 'Mera Vidyalaya Mera Teerth' initiative.

In an impressive program held in Poonch, teachers vehemently demanded a comprehensive review of the Annual Transfer Drive's Zonation criteria. They stressed the need to facilitate transfers for teachers who have been working in remote areas for over seven years, allowing them to be posted at more suitable locations. Additionally, the timely implementation of the Transfer Drive before July was strongly advocated.

The release of promotion lists for Teachers to Masters, Lecturers, ZEOs, Headmasters, and Principals, as well as the issue of transferring 'Rehber-e-Taleem' teachers, were among the other pressing concerns raised by the teaching fraternity.

Ratan Sharma, the JK UT President, shed light on the steps taken by ABRSM's JK UT unit to mitigate genuine issues faced by teachers. He discussed the points raised in memorandums submitted to the Secretary of School Education and the Director of School Education in Jammu from time to time. Both the UT President and Secretary assured teachers that they would soon meet with the Commissioner Secretary and the Director to address their genuine concerns.

Several meetings were organized in Poonch, Jaran Wali Gali, Pouni, Sundarbani, and Reasi, facilitating open discussions and fostering a collaborative approach to resolving educational challenges in the region.

National Media Incharge Darshan Kumar, District President Poonch Jeevan Prakash, District General Secretary Deepak Kumar, Mohd Shafiq, Senior Vice President also accompanied the leaders and met with numerous teachers to discuss pressing educational issues.