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CM postpones execution of ‘Higher Pay Scale’ letter for teachers of Gujarat

    Giving an affirmative and thin-skinned response to the representations made by Gujarat State Primary Teachers Association (GSPTA) and Gujarat Education Federation (GEF) on the issue of ‘Higher Pay Scale’, Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani has decided to postpone the implementation of the letter dated June 25, 2019 of the state government.

    The decision would approximately benefit to more than 65,000 teachers of the state.

    Giving more information on the issue, Gujarat Education Minister Mr. Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said that the letter which had sent a sentiment of disappointment among the teachers and their unions has now been completely removed with this decision.

    In the presence of Minister of State for Education Mrs. Vibhavariben Dave, Mr. Chudasama said that about the representations made by the GSPTA and GEF in reference to letter, in last 15-days several deliberations were made at the levels of the education department and education ministers; and for making a final decision at Chief Ministerial level.

    The officials of the GSPTA and GEF had personally met the Chief Minister and thanked him for taking this pleasant decision.

    The education minister also thanked the GSPTA and GEF for keeping patience and trust on the state government on the issue.

    Source: Information Department, Gujarat