The newly inducted teachers in Khyber Pakthunkhwa have been deprived of their monthly salaries of last five months and demanded the KP Government to take steps for release of their salaries.
The teachers appointed on various post through National Testing Service (NTS) examination conducted as per the requested of KP Government across Khyber Pakthunkhwa have told APP that most of the employees were deprived of their monthly salaries since of the last five months and were facing a lot of financial problems.
They said the recently appointed CT teachers in D.I. Khan were also facing a lot of problems as they await for the release of their monthly salaries.
Some of the teachers who were deprived of their salaries told APP that such delaying tactics on the part of Education Department has created uncertainty and disappointment in the teachers community and urged the KP Chief Minister and Education Minister to immediately intervene and address their issue as it was not a matter of few hundreds of teachers but of their hundreds of thousands family members.
They warned to stage a protest demonstration in front of the Chief Minister House KP if their problems were not addressed on priority basis.
Atif Khan, Education Minister KP when contacted informed that scrutiny of educational degrees and testimonials of the recently recruited teachers are being underway that resulted delay in payment of salaries. He said after verification of the educational testimonials, the salaries would be released. He said salaries of teachers whose education degrees were verified were already released.