Jammu, February 14 : Secretary School Education, Ajeet Kumar Sahu today said that the Department has released the pending salaries of six months of SSA Teachers and Head Teachers.
Secretary said that the Finance Department had allocated Rs. 995 crore as the deficit budget in the salary component of SSA Teachers and Head Teachers for the financial year 2018-19 which has now been released.
The School Education Department had sought additional funds to the tune of Rs. 995 crore from Finance Department for meeting the deficit of salary. Accordingly, the Finance Department, under revised budget, allocated funds to the School Education Department.
After authorization of the funds from Finance Department, the School Education Department has now released funds to the State Project Director, Samagra Shiksha for release of salaries with the direction to ensure that all the pending salary are credited to the respective Teachers and Head Teachers by or before end of February, 2019.