KARACHI: The Chief Minister, Dr Arbab Ghulam Rahim, has approved the summary initiated
by the Sindh Education Department whereby requesting regularization of services
of 3,023 contract primary schoolteachers working in various districts of the province.
According to a statement on Wednesday, 2,562 teachers were recruited against vacant
posts in various districts by the Sindh Education Department in 2001 on contract
basis for primary schools of the province.
The department by completing all formalities of written test and interviews, appointed
those teachers purely on merit basis on contract period of three years. Their
contract expired on May 23 this year.
Later, the Education Department requested the chief minister to extend the contract
of the 3,023 primary schoolteachers for more than three years or to regularize