BJP Meghalaya Youth Wing takes up SSA teachers issue, people’s problems with Central leaders

Shillong, April 20: The BJP youth wing of Meghalaya recently apprised the national leaders of the BJP various problems faced by the people of the state including problems of SSA teachers during the BJYM national conference held at New New Delhi from April 17 to 19.

A statement issued by BJP youth wing President, Egenstar Kurkalang, said that the problems of the people of the state before national eaders of BJYM and BJP MPs including Union Minister (Independent Charge) Power, Coal, New & Renewal Energy, and Mines, Piyush Goyal, Union Minister (Independent Charge) Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman.

Regarding SSA teachers’ salary, the BJYM Meghalaya unit also submitted a memorandum to Union Minister for HRD, Prakash Javadekar.

From Meghalaya four representatives of the BJYM – Egenstar Kurkalang (President), Nangkotbok Hoojon (General Secretary, S. Lyngdoh and R. Lapang (National Executive members) took part in an interaction hours during the conference.

Kurkalang raised the problems of SSA teachers regarding the non-compliance of the Meghalaya government in releasing full salary of SSA teachers as per the approval of the PAB of the Ministry of HRD since April 2016 which is Rs 19044 per month for L.P teachers and Rs 20,493 per month for U.P teachers respectively in the Meghalaya.

The BJYM Meghalaya unit also highlighted the failures of the Meghalaya government in solving the controversy regarding the incomplete result of the D.El.Ed training conducted by NIOS, besides the delay of the state government in releasing scholarship of students of the state.

They also pointed out the non-cooperation attitude of the state government for proper implementation of direct benefit schemes like Mudra loan, free gas connection to women, Maternity Benefit Scheme for pregnant women, LED bulb subsidy scheme.

“It appears that the state government is not willing or unhappy if the people get the benefits from the Central schemes,” the statement said.

In this regard, the BJYM Meghalaya unit requested the central leaders to follow up with the concerned authorities. 

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