Ferozepur: Punjab PTI Teachers Union urged Punjab government to earmark 2,000 posts of PTI teachers out of 20,000 posts of teachers, which are being recruited soon by the education department. According to union the Education Department of Punjab for compelling the unemployed PTI teachers to work on daily wages as labour. Punjab PTI Teachers Union, president Gurlabh Singh and District Fazilka president, Ashok Kumar said that there are around 20,000 unemployed PTI teachers in the state, out of which only 4,000 are working in the private schools at the meager wages of Rs 2,000 to Rs 4,000 per month and the rest all are still unemployed. They said, they had earlier decided to return the medals to the Education Minister but later on after submitting number of representations, memorandums, now they have resorted to work in the mandis as labourers. PTI teachers leaders added that now, when the government is going to advertise 12,000 posts of teachers, the provision for at least 2,000 PTI teachers must be kept to reduce the number of unemployed. The union appealed to the government to immediately issue advertisement for recruitment of PTI teachers.
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