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Haryana govt decides to increase salary of guest teachers

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The government has decided to increase salary of serving guest teachers by 20 to 25 per cent, an said today.

Besides, the government has also decided to raise their salary twice a year in the month of January and July equivalent to cost of living index, he said.

Now the guest teachers serving as JBT/Drawing teacher, master or would get Rs 26,000, Rs 30,000 and Rs 36,000, respectively from July 1, 2018, the said.

The decision was taken in a meeting held under the chairmanship of with the unions of the guest teachers today. Minister was also present in the meeting.

After the 7th Pay Commission report, the had effected a 14.52 per cent increase in their monthly salary from January 1, 2017 and it was raised to Rs 21,715 for JBT/Drawing teachers, Rs 24,001 for master and Rs 29,715 for school lecturers.

"Today, taking a significant decision in the interest of thousands of working guest teachers, the has decided to increase their salary to Rs 26,000, Rs 30,000 and Rs 36,000, respectively," the said.

The next increase will be effective from January 1, 2019 which would be equal to the increase in cost of living index as prescribed and announced by the Economic and Statistical Analysis Department, Haryana, he added.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 20:55 IST