Delhi government will soon appoint over 17,000 teachers in its schools in the city to fill up the vacant posts.
Officials said 13,960 teachers will be appointed on contractual basis and they will get a consolidated salary of Rs 14,000 per month.
They said 3,536 teachers will be appointed permanently.
The decision was taken at a meeting Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely had with senior officials of the department.
The government has also decided to appoint 100 new Urdu teachers for the Urdu medium school. Government currently runs 20 Urdu medium schools and a new one will be set up in Seelampur.