Block Grant Teacher’s Pay Scale Enhanced by the State Cabinet

Today on 23rd November 2012, the Odisha State Cabinet has passed the bill for Block Grant Teacher’s Pay Scale as per the Sixth Pay Scale. Hence the teachers will get 11% additional expensive pay with 60% pay from Sixth Pay Commission. The total 1594 no of Block Granted High Schools of Odisha will be benefited from this proposal. Read this article completely to know the facts about the bill which were approved by CM Shri Naveen Patnaik and declared by Chief Administrative Secretary Bijaya Kumar Patnaik, Commissioner-cum-Secretary Smt. Usha Padhi and Principal Secretary Higher Education Shri Gagan Dhal.

There are total 1594 block grant high schools in Odisha and as per this proposal more 92 Girl’s High School and 916 U.P. and M.E. Schools will be granted by Block. The 92 no. of Girl’s High Schools were already getting 100% benefit as per the 5th Pay Scale Commission and now they’re going to get 100% grant from the Block as per Sixth Pay Commission.

Conditions for Block Grant Schools

The state govt. set some conditions or rules for Block Grant Schools. The High Schools, bearing pass grade of 50% in last 3 year, will not be eligible to get the Block Grant. The High Schools resulted 100% score will get 80% Block Grant and 120% scored schools will get 100% grant from the govt; which will commence from 1st April, 2013 onwards. Due to which the state govt. has taken a burden of Rs. 65, 58, 00,000 for this. 

Pay Scale for Block Grant Teachers in Odisha

As per the cabinet decision, the monthly salary for Block Grant Teachers will be as:
  • All the Trained Graduate Teachers will get Rs. 8,991/- instead of Rs. 4,995/-;
  • Classical Teachers will get Rs. 5,328/- instead of Rs. 4, 696/-;
  • P.E.T. / Sports Teachers will get Rs. 4, 928/- instead of Rs. 3, 597/-;
  • Junior Clerks will get Rs. 4, 729/- instead of Rs. 3, 047/-;
  • Peons will get Rs. 3, 823/- instead of Rs. 2, 548/-;
As a whole each High School will get Rs. 76, 776 per month instead of Rs. 48, 295; and all U.G.M.E. Schools will get a sum of Rs. 15, 38, 57, 638/- instead of Rs. 9, 44, 43, 264/-.

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