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 Supriya Sule raises issue of vacant posts of teachers in Maharashtra
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Supriya Sule raises issue of vacant posts of teachers in Maharashtra

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New Delhi, Jul 1 : NCP member Supriya Sule on Monday asked the Centre how will the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019 will help to fill vacancies in Maharashtra where 26 per cent of the posts were lying vacant in government educational institutions.

Taking part in the discussion on the Bill in Lok Sabha, the NCP member said: 'About 26 per cent of the Maharashtra government posts are vacant and how will this Bill help to fill these vacancies?' 'It was the huge agitation which forced the Centre to bring an ordinance,' she said while voicing her support for the Bill. Opposing the Bill, A Raja of DMK demanded that it should be referred to the Select Committee.BJD's Bhartruhari Mahtab asked how many teachers were recruited after ordinance came into force. Vinayak B Raut of Shiv Sena said this Bill allows filling up of more than 7000 existing vacancies by direct recruitment in Teachers’ Cadre. He urged that this Bill should not be referred to select committee.

The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha on June 27. It replaces an Ordinance that was promulgated on March 7, 2019. The Bill provides for reservation of teaching positions in central educational institutions for persons belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and socially and educationally backward classes and also the economically weaker sections. The Bill allows filling up of more than 7000 existing vacancies by direct recruitment in Teachers' Cadre with 200 point roster.(UNi )