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North East

Meghalaya teachers send letters en masse to PM demanding pending salaries

Shillong, December 15: Thousands of school teachers of Meghalaya on Tuesday sent postcards to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention in releasing their salaries under the Centre's Samagra Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) Mission, which are pending for five months.An organisation of school teachers said that the postcard campaign was launched in protest against the alleged delay by the central government to release their pending salaries.A total of 12,541 elementary teachers were recruited under the SSA in 2,907 lower primary and 2,232 upper primary schools across the state, Meghalaya SSA School...