Only four primary education officers for 13 Patiala blocks

Greater than seventy five% posts of block primary schooling officer (BPEO) inside the district are vacant. The prevailing BPEOs have more rate of many other blocks.
With nine posts vacant, the 13 blocks have the simplest four block primary training officials. Those officials display fundamental colleges, release revenue payments, and do other coordinating jobs. Their work overload has affected the district’s primary education machine.
Until July, 5 BPEOs were at paintings, but on July 28, director of public training Pankaj Sharma suspended Samana-three officer Sukdev Singla over mismanagement fee. The DPI stated that in checking, Authorities primary School, Bhalamgarh, became discovered to be run by means of a temporary trainer, as Singla had no longer appointed any permanent instructor in the Faculty.
Every BPEO looks after at the least 80 faculties in the block, and now Each have to a few greater blocks. All four BPEOs are girls and under first-rate workload. “It’s miles too difficult to manage a couple of blocks and screen the working and needs such a lot of colleges,” said a BPEO. “There’s midday meal, file training, balancing trainer-pupil strength, clearing payments, retaining buildings, and different legitimate work to look after. I feel the day is just too quick and I want Extra hours to finish my work.”
“When Each BPEO is responsible for a big range of faculties, we can not expect first-rate. The BPEOs play a pivotal function however now much can one person do?” stated a primary-School instructor, requesting anonymity.
Regardless of several attempts, training minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema couldn’t be contacted. District schooling officer (number one) Sanjeev Kumar said: “We’re privy to the lack of workforce and feature informed the higher authorities. The posts could be filled soon.”

 

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More than 75% posts of block primary education officer (BPEO) in the district are vacant. The existing BPEOs have extra charge of many other blocks.

With 9 posts vacant, the 13 blocks have only four block primary education officers. These officers monitor elementary schools, release salary bills, and do other coordinating jobs. Their work overload has affected the district’s primary education system.

Till July, five BPEOs were at work, but on July 28, director of public instruction Pankaj Sharma suspended Samana-3 officer Sukdev Singla over mismanagement charge. The DPI said that during checking, Government Primary School, Bhalamgarh, was found to be run by a temporary teacher, as Singla had not appointed any permanent teacher in the school.