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HC directs Meghalaya govt to give pension to deficit teachers

Press Trust of India  |  Shillong 

The High Court has directed the to provide to the teachers of government-aided or ad hoc schools, deficit schools and colleges as per the recommendations of the 5th

Justice S R Sen directed the government that the pensions would have to be given with retrospective effect and within three months.

Government-aided or ad hoc schools and deficit schools and colleges are institutes that receive different types of support from the

These teachers should be given as is given to government school and college teachers as per the Government Rules and the regulations could be amended to include the deficit teachers, the court said.

The had argued that the appointment of these teachers was made by the respective school management committees, but the court rejected it.

However, as the new Pension Scheme came into effect from April 1, 2010, the order will not be applicable to the teachers who have retired or joined service prior to that date.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 15:55 IST