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Karbi Language Development Board Distributes Appointment Letters To 50 Teachers In Diphu

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HT Bureau

DIPHU, Nov 2: The Karbi Language Development Board (KLDB) of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) has distributed appointment letters to 29 Karbi Medium Teachers (KMT) and 21 Karbi Language Teachers (KLT) in a function held at the conference hall of New KAAC Secretariat building here on Thursday.

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The appointment letters were handed over by chief executive member (CEM), KAAC, Tuliram Ronghang in presence of executive member (EM), KAAC, Education Richard Tokbi and Diphu MLA Bidyasing Engleng.

It may be mentioned here that the KLDB has started setting-up 29 Karbi medium schools in both Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong districts from 2008. With today’s appointment there are 58 KMTs. The following year KLTs were also appointed to teach Karbi subjects in primary, ME and high school levels.

In his welcome address, Tokbi said all together 50 teachers have been appointed by KLDB to teach in Karbi Medium schools as well as in primary section, adding, “Out of this 29 candidates have been appointed as Karbi Medium Teachers and 21 candidates as Karbi Language Teachers”.

“I am very happy to appoint new teachers for Karbi medium schools and KLT for primary section. The appointment of KMTs and KLTs has been done by KLDB for the development and promotion of Karbi language. Our CEM Tuliram Ronghang sir has provided the much needed support for the development of Karbi language and for his positive approach I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to him,” Tokbi added.

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The EM further said that that the appointment has been made as per merit basis of the interview conducted in 2022.

The CEM while handing over the appointment letters to the candidates said as envisaged in para 4.11 of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, as wherever possible, the medium of instruction upto Class 5 should be with one’s mother tongue.

“Keeping this in mind the KAAC has appointed KMTs and KLTs so that at the foundation level children get to learn through their own mother tongue. The KAAC is making all efforts for the development of Karbi language,” the CEM added.

He mentioned that initially the salary of KMTs was Rs 2, 400 but now it is increased to Rs 17000. While the KLTs teach Karbi subjects in primary, ME section and high school level their salary is now Rs 16000.

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“When I was EM, KAAC, Education I appointed Karbi Language Teachers for primary level. At first the salary of Karbi Medium Teachers was only Rs 2, 400. Now it has increased to Rs 17, 000. Same thing for Karbi Language Teachers their salary has been increased to Rs 16, 000. The service of KMTs and KLTs were temporary, but the Executive Committee (EC) meeting today has decided to make their service permanent,” the CEM said.

The function was also attended by MLA Dorsing Ronghang, EMs and Member of Autonomous Council (MACs).



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