Printed: Might 11, 2020 5:06:14 pm
Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda on Monday urged Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa to announce a particular package deal for lecturers working in non-public unaided instructional establishments, who’re in monetary misery because of COVID-19-induced lockdown.
In a letter to the Chief Minister, the JD(S) patriarch, appreciating the state authorities’s functioning in addressing the scenario arising out of COVID-19 pandemic, complimented it for saying a particular package deal for the unorganised sector staff, whose day by day life was affected by the lockdown.
“In the identical manner, lecturers working within the non-public sector are in monetary misery because of the lockdown,” Gowda stated.
Declaring that the contributions of lecturers working in unaided non-public instructional establishments is large in enhancing the standard of schooling, he stated, “Because of the lockdown for the final two months, these instructional establishments have confronted monetary stress and are going through downside in paying lecturers. The primary purpose for that is non-payment of RTE dues by the schooling division.”
Gowda, in his letter, stated the RTE dues of Rs 1,300 crore that have been pending needs to be launched instantly to deal with the monetary misery confronted by lecturers.
He additionally sought monetary help to bail out non-public unaided faculty and faculty managements.
The Chief Minister ought to name a gathering of schooling minister and division officers and defend the curiosity of lecturers, Gowda added.
The Yediyurappa authorities on Wednesday had introduced Rs 1,610-crore reduction package deal for the advantage of these in misery because of the lockdown.
The measures, introduced as a part of the package deal, included compensation of Rs 5,000 every to hundreds of washermen, barbers, autorickshaw and taxi drivers, whose day by day life has been affected.
The federal government had additionally introduced one-time monetary reduction of Rs 5,000 every to over 11,000 cobbler-families within the state.
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