Headmasters wants scale upgrade

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Headmasters of various high schools of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday demanded of the provincial government to upgrade their scale from 17 into 18 otherwise they would observe protest sit-in in front of provincial assembly.

Kherullah Khawari, president of All Headmasters Association Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (AHAKP) addressing a press conference at press club said that nearly 2000 headmaster and headmistress in different educational institutions in KP and Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) were performing their duties as head of the institution on scale 17 and many retired in the same grade.

The scale of teachers of different cadres have been upgraded two times in the last 10 years but headmasters’ posts did not promote

he lamented and demanded of the government to upgrade them into scale 18 before the end its government tenure.

Flanked by Shams-ul-Islam, general secretary, Muhammad Javed, senior vice president of the association and other office-bearers, he informed that they had launched a series of peaceful protest movement and its first phase would be completed on 28 January and second would take place from 1st February in which protest would be held on districts and tribal agencies level while in third phase they would observe protest sit-in outside provincial assembly.