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Edu officers used to accept small bribes from teachers: Tawde

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Tawde today conceded that officers from his department used to accept "chirimiri" (small bribes) for facilitating transfers of teachers from one school to another.

"Earlier, the transfer of teachers from state-run schools used to be offline. At that time, the officials from department used to accept 'chirimiri' (small bribe) to give a favourable posting to teachers," the said while addressing a function in district.

He said to eradicate this practice, the state has now adopted the of transfers to make it better and transparent.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 21:20 IST