Over 22,000 contractual teachers working across KVs in India. While the salaries of the regular teachers are paid by the government, the contractual teacher depends upon the respective regional bodies.
A total of 21 Kendriya Vidyalaya buildings across the country have been found partially or fully unsafe in an audit by the HRD. The maximum of these decades-old buildings are in Maharashtra (8), followed by Assam (3).
The bench observed that the matter deserves to be looked into preferably by a Constitution bench of five judges and directed that it be placed before the Chief Justice of India to be allotted to an appropriate bench.