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165 posts remain vacant in DIETs across Kashmir

Last Updated on October 21, 2021 at 11:28 am

The authorities have not been able to fill up many positions in the District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs) across Kashmir which affects the smooth functioning of the education sector.

The posts which come under this are senior lecturers, heads of the different departments besides other non-teaching posts which include head assistants, senior assistants, junior assistants and technicians.

An official said that these posts are lying vacant in all DIETs for the past many years thus hindering the day to day affairs at these institutes.

There are over 400 posts sanctioned in 10 DIETs across Valley out of which 165 posts are lying vacant for the past many years.

As per the official figures out of 48 each sanctioned posts 21, nine and 10 posts are lying vacant in DIET Kupwara, Baramulla and Beerwah Budgam. Similarly, out of 46 each sanctioned posts 26, 15 and 26 posts are lying vacant in DIET Bandipora, Pulwama and Kulgam respectively. Also, six posts are vacant in DIET Srinagar while 15 posts are vacant in DIET Ganderbal and 16 posts are vacant in DIET Anantnag.