Abid Hussain Wani
Doda, Jan 29: All Jammu and Kashmir Saakshar Bharat Mission (SBM) Employees Forum (J&K) held protest in front of DC Office Doda on Tuesday.
Large number of SBM employees under the leadership of District President Doda Yaver Amin stage a strong protest against government and raised slogans for thier demands who are working in the department from last 6-7 years for securing the future. They protest rally was started from CEO office and assembled infront of DC office.
Protesters said that, The SBM (Adult Skilled Development Programme) has been launched in 2009 by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India across the country including J&K simultaneously the state literacy mission (SLMA) has been constituted in 2010 and notified inviting application recruitment of preraks, Block Coordinators, District Coordinators purely based on merit at Panchayat Levels, Block Levels, District levels are issued through proper procedure after duly constituted committees with DDC, CEO DIET, ZEO and are performing our duties with dedication and devotion in respective schools/AEC’s from last 6 to 7 years under the supervision of concerned DIET Principal s/ZEO’s, Headmasters.
The main objective of the scheme is to provide basic and continue education with the special focus on female folk. The motive of the said scheme is to make our country or state of Jammu and Kashmir a Literate society as illiteracy continues to be a big concern in our state. After getting various extension, the state government started to process a frame of Job Policy in favour of SBM employees.
After submitting of necessary inputs from both divisions and forwarded the same to all CEO’s for reports and both the Directors also have submitted same files to Secretary School Education Vide No DSEK/plg/SBM/352/IV Dated 12-02-2018 and DSEJ but the file is laying in the planning department since long time due to which the further extension has not been granted after extension upto 31 March 2018 by which our career has been put in darkness by Govt of India as well as J&K Govt. It is important to mention here that, SBM has lunched in J&K in 2011 despite of launching in India in 2009.
The employees engaged for 2 years as NYC were inducted in SRO 520 inspite of disangeging than for 4 years and we are still waiting to get absorption despite of continued serving education department from the last 6-7 years.
Protesters demanded for regularisation of their services and want to make SRO for highly educated youths.
So they once again requested to Governor Satya Pal Malik and concerned higer authorities to take tuis matter seriously so that the future of 4500 highly qualified youths secured.