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Gogoi hands over appointment letters to 26,000 teachers

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi gave away the appointment letters to 26000 TET successful candidates at a function in Guwahati on Sunday. In his address, the chief minister said that the government was committed to providing jobs to the eligible persons and on its policy the government had recruited 26,100 eligible youths for the teachers post.

Education and Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarmah said that the government is prepared to recruit 29,000 teachers in September. Parliamentary Secretary of Education Department Rekibuddin Ahmed, former Assam Education Minister Gautam Bora and other officials of the state education department were also present at the occasion.

Among the 26,100 appointed teachers, 18,297 posts are for primary schools, 2,120 posts for upper primary (science) and 5,732 posts for upper primary (social science).
However, the Assam Tribal Sangha alleged that, there had been largescale conversion in the TET lists prepared for appointment of the teachers in lower primary and upper primary schools.

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