Dimapur, September 15: The United Sangtam Students’ Conference (USSC), the apex students organization of Sangtam community in the interest of the teaching fraternity and students community has extended support to the demand made by its apex body ENSF & NSF on SSA and RMSA 2010-13 batches Teachers’ issue, and its Ultimatum to the Chief Secretary Nagaland dated September 2 and urged the state government to streamline those teachers as per the agreement made.
Vice President, USSC, Sethrongba Y Sangtam in a press release stated that the School Education Department and NSSATA in the presence of NSF and ENSF has signed an agreement on June 12, 2018 and agreed to rectify the nature of appointment of SSA teachers of 2010 and 2013 batch basing on the appointment order, RTI report and advertisement and other relevant documents.
Subsequently, on October 3, 2018 the cabinet has issued an office memorandum and decided “in principle” to bring all SSA & RMSA Teachers 2010 & 2013 batch teachers into the mainstream of the School Education cadre.
It also stated that several reminder letters had been issued by NSSATA and NSF & ENSF to stick to the government decision. However, even after the lapse of more than two years the Nagaland government never keeps its words, USSC VP Stated.
The USSC also stated that teachers of these batches are discharging their duties robustly in the entire state, but sad to learn that they are deprived of their right by not being paid salary on time and not mainstreaming into School education cadre despite their devoted effort.
Further, USSC conveyed that it will always support NSF & ENSF ultimatum for the genuine cause of the teachers and stated that they are ready to extend any possible helps when needed. (Page News Service)