Primary teachers' interviews by IBA criticised
MITHI, July 13: The decision of the Education Department to conduct
interviews for post of primary teachers through the IBA Sukkur has been termed
unjustified by the aspirant candidates of Thar. They demanded the interviews at
taluka or district level.
Mohammad Akram, Arshad, Karim Bux, Allah Bux
and Noman, residents of Janjhi village, Chhachhro taluka alleged that though
according to prevailing government policy no government department, except the
Public Service Commission, was authorised to charge fee from
However in violation of it, the Education Department of Sindh
had reportedly so far charged Rs26.553 million from 126,216 candidates as
application fee through demand draft of Rs100 per candidate in the name of
Secretary Education Sindh.
Complaining candidates pointed out that each
one spent at least Rs1,000 in fare, lodging/boarding at Mithi after making
journey from a long distance to get the Rs100 pay order/demand draft made from
bank in the name of secretary education.
"Again each candidate spent
about Rs500 to Rs1,000 to go to the EDO's office for receiving his admit card
for interview, issued by the IBA after getting their signature", they
They demanded conducting interviews at centres established at
taluka or district level. Dawn
"This procedure is better then preveious one and each candidat can easily get his admit car without any any approach."
Name: Sayed Zafar Ali Shah
City, Country: Ghotki (Sindh), Pakistan