On Sunday, West Bengal’s Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said that would-be primary school educators will have to go for police confirmation and medical testing early to get their selection letters.
Education minister told that the dealings were meant to know whether applicants are appropriate for duty and also to ensure that they do not carry any criminal charges against them. It is the must formalities to be done by the candidates. The process will be announced for verification and test in future.
Reasons for police verification, he said that such actions are obligatory for further government jobs then it must be for the primary teacher’s job as well. As a rule, every government worker requires going through police confirmation and same should be applied for primary teachers.
He also stated that government is also working on the formulation of a new transfer rule for primary teachers. In this changed policy, women candidates will be given the desire to choose the area where they wish to work. Also, the policy of transfer will be focusing on the situation in which candidate will be given the joining school comes under their district.
Education Minister asked those students eager to ride student unions; they need to attend classes frequently as it is compulsory to achieve the essential number of attendance. Those students who are recording only 2 to 3 percent presence will not succeed to race in students’ union elections.