Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Decision by Delhi government to Appoint Punjabi, Urdu teachers Because of Efforts of DSGMC :A good Step Towards Betterment of Language and Culture

Decision by Delhi government to appoint 1021 Punjabi, Urdu teachers because of efforts of DSGMC, Manjit Singh G.K.

 A good Step Towards Betterment of Language and Culture

The President of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Manjit Singh G.K. announced that demand raised by the DSGMC since long time to recruit teachers of Hindi and Punjabi in the Government School has started moving in a positive direction. G.K. informed that DSGMC has been raising the demand for past one year and for which the Delhi government has made announcement to recruit one each Urdu and Punjabi teacher in all Government School before August, 2016.

G.K. informed that after retirement of Punjabi teacher in Sarvodya Vidyalaya in Surajmal Vihar the Delhi Government decided not to recruit Punjabi teacher in the school and raising objection to the decision Lt. Col. A.S. Brar seeking justice knocked the doors of National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions and also made DSGMC a respondent in the case. The DSGMC attended all the hearings in the case and continue to build pressure on the Government for recruiting Urdu and Punjabi teachers in all the Government schools.

DSGMC President informed that he also wrote letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on 27 April 2015 and to Chairman of Delhi Minorities Commission Qamar Ahmad on 18 June 2015 demanding appointment of Urdu and Punjabi teachers in Government Schools. G.K. also said that in the initial stages of the hearing in case Education Department of Delhi Government never took it seriously due to which warrants were issued against the Director of Education department and was told to appear before the Commission. During the hearing DSGMC was asked to carry out a survey in all the schools to know how many Government Schools have Urdu and Punjabi teachers and DSGMC gave report in 15 days and it built a strong pressure on the Delhi Government to carry recruitment of the teachers in these two languages.  

Manjit Singh G.K. who is also President of Shiromani Akali Dal in Delhi informed that due to strict action by the Commission and continuous pressure by DSGMC Special Director Education of Delhi Government Ranjana Deshwal informed the commission that Delhi CM has taken a decision to appoint one teacher each of Punjabi and Urdu in all 1021 Government schools.The decision which came with the efforts of DSGMC is a reason for relief to those who love their language, G.K. said. He also demanded that Punjabi and Urdu teachers working on contract given appointment letters as regular teachers.

G.K. also said that in case the recruitment was delayed DSGMC had decided to report the matter to Commission on the next hearing on 15 September 2016. G.K. said that decision by Delhi Government is victory of religion and culture. This is second victory of DSGMC over Delhi Government that decided to introduce business subject in the syllabus in place of the languages.

G.K. said that Delhi CM should have taken this decision a year ago when DSGMC had raised the issue. He said that though late it is a good step towards betterment of language and culture.

With Thanks : Media DSGMC

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