Take resolute stance on proxy teachers: NSF to Nagaland Govt

Kohima, September 6 (MExN): The Naga Students' Federation (NSF) today asked the Government of Nagaland to take a resolute stance against pervasive issue of proxy teachers within the State's education system, while lauding the ‘bold leadership’ of Advisor, School Education Dr Kekhrielhoulie Yhome on the issue. 

The Federation also applauded the decision of the State Government on the educational reforms which was recently announced by the Advisor on the occasion of Teachers' Day celebration on September 5. 

The reforms are significant and the NSF is confident that it woud reshape the landscape of education in our Nagaland and enhance the well-being of both students and educators, it added. 

Meanwhile, on the issue of proxy teachers, the Federation urged upon the concerned department to implement stringent measures to identify and remove proxy teachers from all educational institutions by adopting ‘zero tolerance’ policy. 

It also called upon the State Government to implement Bio-Metric System of attendance and strictly enforce the same in all government schools across Nagaland in order to curb the menace of proxy teachers once and for all.

The NSF also noted that certain individuals have been exercising political connections in obtaining transfer orders to be posted in places of their convenience.

This is causing much hindrances and irreparable damage in the teaching-learning process, it added. 

Accordingly, the NSF stated that it would continue to remain vigilant to such political transfers which are prevalent in almost all the departments and initiate necessary course of action to check these practices.

It further vowed to bring about a fair and equitable learning environment in educational institutions.

In the pursuit of a transparent, accountable, and student-centric education system, the NSF further assured to extend its fullest support and cooperation to the Government of Nagaland in implementing all forward-thinking education reforms and initiatives.

“It is our belief that these initiatives will not only improve the quality of education but also contribute to the overall development of our society,” the Federation added in a press release from its President Medovi Rhi and General Secretary, Chumben Khuvung