Shimla. A delegation of Period Basis SMC Teachers Association led by its President Manoj Rongta called on Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur at Dharamshala in Kangra district today and urged the Chief Minister to make a provision of preparing a Contract Policy on the analogy of PTA, PARA, PAT, EGS, Period Basis Urdu/Punjabi teachers for SMC teachers in the Budget for the year 2021-22.
Chief Minister said that all the 2555 SMC teachers were rendering a commendable service by imparting quality education to students of the State, particularly in remote and hard areas of the State. Jai Ram Thakur assured the delegation that the State Government would sympathetically consider their demands. The Association also presented a cheque of Rs. 5,55,000 to the Chief Minister as a contribution towards the Chief Minister Relief Fund on the occasion. Chief Minister thanked the Association for their contribution and said that it would go a long way in providing relief to the people at the time of distress.
Later, another delegation of State Home Guards Welfare Association led by its President Joginder Chauhdiya and Senior Vice President Ashok Kumar Rangra also called on the Chief Minister and urged his to prepare a proper Policy for volunteers of the Home Guards. Chief Minister assured the delegation for sympathetic consideration of their demands. Forest Minister Rakesh Pathania, Chairman State Wool Federation Trilok Kapoor, Chairman of Association Rajesh Bharat, Vice President Pawan Kumar Negi, General Secretary Pitamber Shastri and other office bearers were present on the occasion.