Shot in the arm for BC welfare schools

Over 4,500 new posts; notification will be released soon

By Author  |  Published: 12th Jan 2019  1:20 amUpdated: 12th Jan 2019  1:31 am

Hyderabad: The Telangana government, which sanctioned 119 new Mahatma Jyothibha Phule Telangana Backward Classes Welfare Residential Schools, is all set to create 4,631 posts in them.

Orders to this effect will be released by the Finance department soon. Recruitment to these posts will be entrusted to the Telangana Residential Educational Institutions-Recruitment Board.

According to sources, of the total sanctioned posts, 1,800 various posts will be filled in the first phase and a notification is likely to be released after the model code of conduct ahead of the Panchayat Raj elections is withdrawn. The posts that will go for regular recruitment include 1,071 Trained Graduate Teacher posts, 119 posts each for principals, craft/art/music instructors, physical education teachers, librarians, staff nurses and senior assistants.

Various posts in school administration will also be filled in the first phase of recruitment.

The new schools are coming under the Mahatma Jyothibha Phule Telangana Backward Classes Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society, which has already established 119 schools in 2017 in a record time of 40 days.

“The Society has sent a proposal requesting for sanction of 4,631 posts for the 119 new BC Welfare Schools. The Finance department will soon give its consent. In the first phase, close to 1,800 posts will be recruited before the commencement of the academic year 2019-20,” sources said.

With the sanction of the new schools, the total number of such schools will go up to 261 in the academic year 2019-20. Of the total 142 existing schools, 69 are for boys and 73 for girls. These schools are imparting quality free education in English medium along with boarding facility on a par with corporate schools. The State government is spending Rs.1.25 lakh per annum on each student studying in BC Welfare Schools.