Employed teachers of Bihar will get pending salary this month, Cabinet approves Rs 35 billion


Patna. Salaries pending for many months will be paid to about 1.5 lakh teachers working under Panchayati Raj Institutions to Municipal Bodies of Bihar. Bihar government has approved to spend more than 35 billion 51 crores for the salary and other expenses of such teachers. This decision was taken today in the Nitish cabinet meeting.

35,51,05,00,000 as grant-in-aid

Under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, the central government and the Bihar government jointly bear the salary of the employed teachers working in government schools. It has been said on behalf of the Bihar government that in the last few years the central government has not released its share of money. In the current financial year 2023-24, the state government will give a subsidiary grant of Rs. The Bihar government has been alleging that the central government delays giving its share of money in central schemes. The Bihar government has to bear the brunt of this.

The number of such teachers is 2 lakh 74 thousand 681.

The state government has said that with this money, teachers working under Panchayati Raj institutions and municipal bodies, as well as teachers and principals of graduate trained pay scale of district cadre in upgraded middle schools will be paid. The number of such teachers is 2 lakh 74 thousand 681, whose salary is paid under the Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan. The salary of such teachers will be paid in the current financial year 2023-24 from the amount sanctioned by the state government.


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