Kolkata: The state government will recruit huge number of teachers before the Lok Sabha elections. At least 6878 teachers will be recruited to the primary and upper primary level.
The recruitment will be done in Hindi, Alchiki and Santhal medium schools, as informed by minister Firhad Hakim at a cabinet meeting held on Friday at Nabanna.
A decision has been taken to immediately recruit 6594 in the co-teachers post as there are no teachers post in the newly set 2198 Higher Secondary Schools. Apart from this, 284 teachers will be recruited for the position in Santhal language.
Firhad Hakim said, “After acceptance by the Finance department, the decision to recruit teachers have come in the cabinet. Position has been created. Now the education department will take the decision as to how the recruitment will be done and when the examination for it will be held.”