With dates for the Assembly elections likely to be announced in a few days, the Gujarat government on Sunday announced to recruit nearly 3,500 physical training and drawing teachers on contractual basis in government primary schools. Besides, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will dedicate or lay foundation stone of projects worth Rs 775 crore at a public function in Nikol area of Ahmedabad Monday morning.He will also flag off 40 buses of the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation at the same function.
“The state government has taken ambitious decision of recruiting physical training and drawing teachers on 11-month contract basis. Accordingly, 1,739 physical training teachers and 1,739 drawing teachers will be recruited in 3,477 schools,” Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel was quoted as saying a government release on Sunday.
The release noted that the recruited teachers will get approximately Rs 9,000 per month. On the other hand, Chief Minister Rupani will attend a function at Veer Mangal Pandey Auditorium in Nikol on Monday morning and dedicate public works worth Rs 155 crore of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). The CM will also lay foundation stone for various projects, worth Rs 620 crore, of the AMC and the Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority.
With this, the state government has also extended the deadline of transport subsidy on potato and tomato to December this year.