Berhampur: Taking disciplinary action in violation of dress code, authorities served a showcause notice to a primary school teacher for not wearing proper uniform.
The notice was served by the Community Education Officer (CEO), Khallikote, to the Assistant Teacher Purnachandra Jani of Chikili Nodal Upper Primary School asking him to submit reply within 3 days.
According to reports, the teacher was found in jeans instead of following dress code while on duty at the school on August 16.
Worth mentioning, the School & Mass Education Department in Odisha has introduced dress code for teachers to encourage equality and discipline in schools. As per the norms, uniform is mandatory for the teachers in all state-run elementary, upper primary and high schools.