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Odisha Government Increases Monthly Remuneration for Junior Teachers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has announced a significant increase in the monthly remuneration for junior teachers appointed in primary and upper primary schools across the state. In a statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), it was revealed that junior teachers who have completed three years in their positions will now receive Rs 20,000 per month, up from the previous Rs 13,800.

Responding to the various demands put forth by junior teachers, the government took the decision to raise their monthly remuneration, acknowledging their contributions to the education sector in the state. This hike will be effective retrospectively from January 1, 2023, benefiting a total of 12,784 junior teachers currently working in Odisha.

The increase in remuneration reflects the government’s commitment to recognizing the hard work and dedication of teachers, who play a crucial role in shaping the future of students. By providing better financial incentives, the government aims to attract and retain talented educators, thereby enhancing the quality of education in primary and upper primary schools.

As the state continues its efforts to strengthen the education infrastructure and enhance learning outcomes, initiatives like these play a crucial role in nurturing a conducive environment for teaching and learning. The Odisha government’s decision to increase the remuneration of junior teachers signifies a step towards empowering educators and building a brighter future for the next generation.

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