3686 teachers of high schools appointed in 13 scheduled districts of Jharkhand have got relief from Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has stayed the decision of the Jharkhand High Court to cancel the planning policy. In addition to this, in addition to 3686 teachers, 637 radio operators, 2184 forest guards and 2506 under-inspectors of police are also relieved. All of them will continue to work in their positions till the Supreme Court’s decision comes. Teachers were appointed in high schools in 2018-19. Based on the new planning policy, the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission had advertised for the appointment of teachers in 17,572 posts in high schools.

Of these, 8423 posts were to be appointed in 13 scheduled districts, while 9149 posts were to be appointed in other 11 districts. After the JSSC examination, 8371 candidates qualified and their appointment was recommended. Out of this, 8082 teachers contributed. These included 3686 teachers from 13 scheduled districts and 4396 teachers from 11 other districts.

When what happened
12:12:18: move in case the bench after hearing Aklpit
19:09:19: Bench appointment petition sent to the full bench stayed the process
17:03:20: Government made postpone the hearing due to a case in the Supreme Court
22.04.20: The applicant informed about the decision of the Supreme Court and started the hearing
21.08.20
: Full Bench of High Court reserved the decision 21.09.20: Full Bench canceled the planning policy

Jharkhand: Supreme Court stays order canceling appointment of high school teachers

They can be appointed starting
post number
Product constable 518
ANM regular 1698
ANM backlog 287

Graduate Level Joint Examination
Assistant Administrative Officer 362
Block Supply Officer 223
Block Welfare Officer 139 Circle
Inspector 170
Cooperative Extension Officer 241
Planning Assistant 05
Block Panchayat Officer 123

Number of teachers of scheduled district,
scheduled district appointed teacher
Gumla 319
Lohardaga 132
Khunti 185
Ranchi 461
Simdega 190
Dumka 445
Jamtara 248
Pakur 253
Sahibganj 278
East Singhbhum 382
Saraikela-Kharsawan 220
West Singhbhum 343
Latehar 230

The challenge was given in the Supreme Court for this reason
Soni Kumari challenged the government’s planning policy in the High Court. It said that this policy of the government is not correct and it is a violation of the right to equality. With this decision of the government, all the posts have been reserved only for the people of a particular district. According to the constitution, no post can be reserved 100 percent. Due to this policy, people of the state are being deprived of their right to employment in their state. The applicant had told the court that she was from non-scheduled district and had applied for the post of teacher in the scheduled district, but her application was rejected.
Explain that after the order of the Jharkhand High Court, an order was issued to terminate the service of 3686 teachers of high schools appointed in 13 scheduled districts. The government has appointed teachers in high schools in 2018-19 under the planning policy.

 

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