In a raid on private tuition's by government school teachers, the State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) has recently crack down six private institutions and seized their records.
''On a specific information, that some Government teachers are indulging in practice of private tuition's, in violation of service conduct rules, checking was carried out by the Vigilance Organisation in six private institutions which include Aakash, ASL, Apex, Civils and Genesis in Jammu city," reports an official of the JK government to the media.
He further added, "During checking, it was found that some of the Government employees were actually delivering lectures to the candidates in these institutions. The relevant records such as enrolment register, cash memo, day book, income tax returns and registration certificates were also seized and these are being scrutinised. Other relevant records like balance sheets, bank accounts are being sought. Action shall be taken after scrutiny of the relevant records against erring government teachers."
According to the reports, Director School Education, Jammu, Smita Sethi said, “All the Chief Education Officers (CEOs) are directed to ensure that there is total prohibition on the practice of private tuition's by government officials."As per the order, disciplinary action will be initiated against any Principal, headmaster, lecturer, master, teacher or Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers involved in giving private tuition or associated with private tutorials in any capacity.