Contract of 25000 teachers extended for three months in Punjab including RWP

RAWALPINDI, January 17 (Online): Contract of 25000 contract teachers throughout Punjab including Rawalpindi district has been extended for further three months.

The contract of these teachers was going to expire on January 31 and the contract period has now been extended upto March 31.

The education ministry has issued notification on this count.

It has been said in the notification that no final decision has so far been made in respect of contract policy of government. It is under consideration of the government either contract employees should be regularized or their contract period be extended by five years. The contract period is being extended till March 31 till final decision.