Action ordered against seven college lecturers

Karachi:April 25:Officials of the Sindh Education Department (Colleges) were on Monday ordered by the education minister to not consider seven lecturers for promotions till the next five years after they were found guilty of violating service rules and regulations.
Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Dahar also ordered action against the lecturers belonging to the district of Ranipur after they found to be performing duties in private educational institutions during official duty hours.
According to an education department’s official, the lecturers were identified as Ashfaque Memon, teacher of English; Barkat Ali Rajpar abd Ghulam Muhammad Mallah, teachers of Botany; Muhammad Nazeer Solangi, teacher of Mathematics; Faheem Ahmed Memon and Ghulam Ali Jamro, teachers of Physics; and Ghulam Ullah Solangi, teaching Zoology.

Dahar also directed Director General of Private Institutions to write a warning letter to private educational institutions to not allow public sector teachers to teach in their institutions since it was a violation of the latter’s code of conduct.

He further directed him to form monitoring teams to pay surprise visits to the institutions and check the teachers’ curriculum vitae and their performances.

The education minister said that if anyone was found guilty of violating the rules, they would be taken to task. He further added that it was really shocking to know that public sector teachers despite being paid reasonable salaries by the government were teaching in private institutions on minimum wages during their official duty hours.The news.