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To curb corruption, teacher education council asks staff to reveal assets

NCTE received several complaints of corruption against sections of teaching staff members

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Children being taught at a Pratham learning camp in Bhadohi
Children being taught at a Pratham learning camp in Bhadohi

The Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has asked all its employees to furnish details of their and assets, after it received several complaints of against sections of staff members.

The council, authorised to provide recognition to B.Ed colleges and other teacher training institutes, has been receiving complaints of against its employees.

It has also been accused of processing recognition applications of colleges selectively.

"To ensure transparency and leave no scope for any act of corruption, all employees have been asked to provide details of their incomes, vehicles and properties in the past three years," a senior official said.

According to officials, the details were sought from the employees in the past as well. But it has now been made mandatory. The details will be put up on the commission's website.

In 2015, then informed the that a vigilance wing had been established to look into complaints of against officials.

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First Published: Thu, July 06 2017. 19:38 IST