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GUWAHATI, Aug 3 - Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi distributed pension payment orders (PPOs) to 703 teaching and non-teaching staff of provincialised educational institutions of the State at a function held at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) Auditorium here today.

According to an official press release, speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said, �Education is our priority and we are laying adequate importance to it, including the problems of the teaching and non-teaching fraternity of educational institutions and according topmost priority to solving their problems.�

He further said that when the present Government took office in 2001, the salaries of the teaching and non-teaching fraternity were not regular. However, timely intervention of the present Government removed the problems and salaries and other benefits of the teaching and non-teaching fraternity have been regularised.

The Chief Minister maintained that the teachers in Assam are contributing to the development of human resources, who, in their turn, are again lending their hands to the development of the State. Referring to the State Government�s endeavour in setting up Model Schools in Assam, he said that the development of infrastructure of education would lead to the development of the State and his Government has been working relentlessly to this direction.

He also sought cooperation of all sections, especially the teaching the non-teaching fraternity, to the State Government�s endeavour to use education as a road towards prosperity and progress of the State. He also informed that the Government has taken tangible steps to provide the benefits of the pension holders in time.

Minister of Education, Pension and Public Grievances Sarat Barkotoky, who also jointly distributed the PPOs to the beneficiaries, stated that his department is committed towards disposing of early all pension and other salary-related matters in a time bound manner. Taking cognizance of the reported difficulties of a section of retired teachers, Barkotoky said that the whole process of paying pension to the teaching and non-teaching staff has been simplified.

Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia, Commissioner and Secretary, Pension and Public Grievances Mahatabuddin Ahmed, Commissioner and Secretary, Elementary Education Preetom Saikia, along with others, were present on the occasion.

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CM distributes pension payment orders

GUWAHATI, Aug 3 - Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi distributed pension payment orders (PPOs) to 703 teaching and non-teaching staff of provincialised educational institutions of the State at a function held at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) Auditorium here today.

According to an official press release, speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said, �Education is our priority and we are laying adequate importance to it, including the problems of the teaching and non-teaching fraternity of educational institutions and according topmost priority to solving their problems.�

He further said that when the present Government took office in 2001, the salaries of the teaching and non-teaching fraternity were not regular. However, timely intervention of the present Government removed the problems and salaries and other benefits of the teaching and non-teaching fraternity have been regularised.

The Chief Minister maintained that the teachers in Assam are contributing to the development of human resources, who, in their turn, are again lending their hands to the development of the State. Referring to the State Government�s endeavour in setting up Model Schools in Assam, he said that the development of infrastructure of education would lead to the development of the State and his Government has been working relentlessly to this direction.

He also sought cooperation of all sections, especially the teaching the non-teaching fraternity, to the State Government�s endeavour to use education as a road towards prosperity and progress of the State. He also informed that the Government has taken tangible steps to provide the benefits of the pension holders in time.

Minister of Education, Pension and Public Grievances Sarat Barkotoky, who also jointly distributed the PPOs to the beneficiaries, stated that his department is committed towards disposing of early all pension and other salary-related matters in a time bound manner. Taking cognizance of the reported difficulties of a section of retired teachers, Barkotoky said that the whole process of paying pension to the teaching and non-teaching staff has been simplified.

Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia, Commissioner and Secretary, Pension and Public Grievances Mahatabuddin Ahmed, Commissioner and Secretary, Elementary Education Preetom Saikia, along with others, were present on the occasion.