Chandigarh Feb 5 : A spokesman of the School Education department informed that the issue of non-release of salaries of teaching staff is likely to be sorted out by the coming week. Matter has been taken up with the Finance Department for revised budget allocations in non-plan side and also for revision of ceiling on the plan side. Finance Department has conveyed that revised sanctions shall be issued shortly.
The salary budget issue is largely on the non-plan side in the Elementary Education wing and is existing in the districts of Panchkula, Ambala, Sirsa, Hisar, Karnal, Gurgaon, Yamunanagar, Panipat and Sonipat. The department had filed revised estimates in January 2011 and these are likely to be approved in the coming week.
Similarly on the Secondary side, the salary issue has arisen on the Plan side in respect of upgraded schools i.e. 183 high schools having 1205 posts and 308 Senior Secondary schools having 2044 posts. The Planning department has raised the ceiling on Plan side and the Finance Department shall issue instructions to effect the release of salaries shortly. The issue is also likely to be resolved in the coming week.