|Nagaland SSA teachers’ stir suspended|
DIMAPUR, June 13 - Nagaland Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Teachers’ Association (NSSATA) has suspended its agitation after signing a nine-point agreement with Department of School Education in Kohima on Tuesday evening. The Association said the agitation will remain suspended till further notice.
NSSATA and School Education Department reached the agreement after intervention of Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) and Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF). NSF and ENSF representatives met the teachers who were on a hunger strike besides holding a series of meetings at Civil Secretariat with the School Education department officials.
As per the agreement, the State Government will pay the 7th revision of pay (ROP) to the teachers of 2010 and 2013 batches. It was also agreed to hold a review meeting on the progress of the work in Kohima on July 12.
The third point of agreement stated that the School Education department will rectify the nature of appointment of SSA teachers of 2010 and 2013 batches based on documents like appointment orders, RTI report, advertisements and other relevant documents.
It was also resolved that the department will present the issues before the Cabinet prior to the first review meeting.
The agreement also mentioned that the department will find a mechanism for timely release of salaries and added that efforts should be made to bring out the seniority list.