– 37 teachers found absent, 68 late comers and 37 teachers found long time absentee
Chandigarh: On the directions of Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema, Education Minister Punjab, Special teams of the Education Department conducted surprise checks in 855 Schools of the State with the aim of ensuring punctuality and discipline in the Schools. Three Circles namely Jalandhar, Faridkot and Nabha (Patiala) were visited by the special teams at the same time.
Divulging the details a spokesperson of the department said that during the special checking total 47 teachers were found absent while 68 teachers were late whereas 37 teachers were found long time absentees. He said that immediately after opening the schools special teams visited 357 schools of Jalandhar Circle, 280 schools of Nabha (Patiala) Circle and 218 schools of Faridkot Circle.
He further said that 23 teachers were found absent in Jalandhar Circle and 40 were late comers while 10 found long time absentee. In Nabha (Patiala) Circle 17 teachers were found absent, 10 late comers and 12 were long time absentee. Similarly, in Faridkot Circle 7 teachers were found absent, 18 late comers and 15 were found long time absentee.
Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema, Education Minister said that to maintain discipline and punctuality in the Government Schools special and surprise checking would continue in future also. He also directed to the senior officers that 100 percent attendance of the teachers would be ensured.