DIPHU, March 2: Appointment letters to 133 TET qualified candidates as assistant teachers for Lower Primary schools in Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong were distributed by the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) in a function held in the conference hall of the new KAAC Secretariat building here on Thursday.
Distributing the appointment letters, the chief executive member (CEM) of KAAC, Tuliram Ronghang said to get good results in the HSLC examinations, the teachers have a great responsibility in laying the foundation of children in the lower primary level.
The CEM said, “In Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong the result of Higher Secondary is fairly good, but the result of matric is very poor. To improve the results in matric, the teachers have a great responsibility in laying a good foundation at lower primary level.”
CEM Tuliram Ronghang also said there is no partiality and the appointments were made on merit. Being a Sixth Schedule district, maximum appointments were given to Scheduled Tribe candidates. He further mentioned that there are 447 vacancies of teachers in high schools and a special TET will be conducted by KAAC to fill the vacancies.
Urging the teachers to be sincere in discharging their duties, the CEM said, “As per NCERT guidelines the jobs of teachers who are irregular in taking classes can be terminated by the government. As teachers are receiving salaries from the government they should perform their duty sincerely.”
The function was attended by MP Horensing Bey; MLAs Darsing Ronghang, Bidyasing Engleng and Rupsing Teron; executive members (EM) of KAAC and Member of Autonomous Council (MACs).