Srihari fumes at Teachers’ Unions for wrong campaign

Hyderabad: Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari today exhorted teachers community seeking transfers online followed by web counselling should desist from believing in the misinformation campaign by some vested interests.

He expressed serious displeasure at some unions of teachers for trying to hold supremacy and talking against web counselling. Srihari who holds Education portfolio told media persons at Secretariat that the web counselling server has been down due to overloading by teachers and nothing else he said.

Teachers including SGTs can get one more day till June 26 for web options he said. However, Srihari expressed discontent at some unions of the teachers for sending messages and making calls against web counselling and online transfers of the teachers. It is not right to adopt dual standards he said.

Expressing dismay at some of those unions moving court, Srihari said that steps will be taken up on web counselling steps based on court verdict on June 26. He also warned of serious action those teachers who indulge in giving wrong information for transfers. If necessary the deadline for options will be extended further he said. As many as 75,318 teachers applied online for transfers and list was disclosed based on vacancies and seniority as per norms. Of 2,193 head masters 2181 members chosen options and 31,960 school assistants sought transfers. SGTs and teachers can get one more day for options and the officials will rectify mistakes and related problems he clarified.(NSS)