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So many posts of teachers are vacant in government schools of UP, Yogi government gave figures in the assembly

UP News: The UP government told the Assembly on Tuesday that 85152 headmaster and assistant teacher posts are vacant in the state. In the last eight years, 126371 new teachers have been appointed.


The Kalamkar News, Uttar Pradesh: The UP government presented the list of teachers of the state in the Assembly on Tuesday. 

Which leaves vacant 85,152 posts of Principal and Assistant Teacher in Uttar Pradesh. The UP government said that despite this, there is no problem in studies and the student-teacher ratio including Shikshamitras and instructors is complete. 

UP Basic Education Minister (Independent Charge) Sandeep Singh answered the questions of Samajwadi Party members Anil Pradhan and Abhay Singh during the question hour during the budget session of the Assembly on Tuesday.

He said, "At present, under the Basic Education Department, both Shikshamitras and instructors cooperate in studies." At present there are 6,28,915 teachers in the department, which include part-time instructors, Shiksha Mitras and assistant teachers. 

The ratio is complete and there is no problem in studies. In response to the supplementary question, Sandeep Singh said that his government has appointed 1,26,371 new teachers since 2017.

There are 85,152 headmaster and assistant teacher posts vacant in the council primary schools run under the control of Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board, as informed by Minister of State for Basic Education Sandeep Singh. 

1,05,06,379 enrolled students and 3,32,734 teachers are working in council primary schools. Therefore, the student-teacher ratio is 31:1, i.e. one teacher for 31 students. 

The Yogi government minister said that the student-teacher ratio in 1,47,766 primary schools is 21:1, which is adequate as per the standards.