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Eye on polls, Odisha govt to recruit 25, 000 teachers

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Reported by Chinmaya Dehury/Edited by Swetaparna Mohanty

Bhubaneswar, Aug 1

With eyes firmly fixed on the next elections due in a few months from now, the Odisha government today announced it would fill up 25, 000 vacant posts of teachers to improve school education in the state. It also announced the recruitment of17681 shiksha sahayaks of whom 3, 500 would be recruited for multi-lingual education.

“The recruitment process will start in a week and selection process is expected to end by November,” said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

He said about 100 teachers in Telugu language will be recruited to take care of the needs of Telugu speaking people in the districts of Gajapati, Ganjam, Rayagada, Koraput and Puri.

The government has also decided to recruit 50 Bengali teachers in Malkangiri, Nabarangpur and Balasore districts while about 60 Urdu teachers will be recruited in districts where Urdu speaking people reside.

Besides, the process is underway for recruitment of 4707 contract teachers for high schools through district education officers. Further, 90 posts of Head Masters (OES II) and block education officers will be recruited through Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC), the Chief Minister said.