Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan has decided to increase the pay scale of trained graduate teachers (TGT) who have completed 12 years in service.
The order released by deputy commissioner (administration) Rakesh Sharma on Monday states that on the recommendations of the departmental promotions committee and with the approval of competent authority, the trained graduate teachers are, hereby, granted selection scale in the pay band of `15,600 to `39,100 with grade pay of `5,400 in the region.
The arrangement is in accordance with earlier directions issued by the ministry of human resources and development stating that these teachers should have completed 12 years in service in the senior grade, including the old selection grade and should hold the same post on the date on which selection scale is granted.
Their pay will be fixed as per the provisions applicable to the employees of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan.
According to the copy of the order, teachers will have two options. The first option states that they can have their pay in the new scale fixed with effect from the date of grant of selection scale, while the second option states that they can have pay in the new scale fixed with the reference to the date of their next increment in the senior scale of the old post as per the order.
The order further states that if the candidate opts for the second option then the pay will have to be fixed at the same stage in case the same stage is available or the next stage in the selection scale after allowing normal increment in the senior scale of the old post. “This option should be exercised and submitted to the principal concerned within one month from the date of issue of this order and moreover option once exercised will be final,”reads the order.
“In case, these teachers will be found ineligible for selection scales, the order will be withdrawn and they will have to refund the amount drawn by them,”the order added.
Earlier, on December 30 last, Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) decided to increase the pay scale of postgraduate teachers who completed 12 years in service.