More than 200 posts to be filled in different universities for post in regional languages
Ranchi, August 23: Jharkhand higher and technical education department acting on the directive of chief minister Hemant Soren took the first major step in more than a decade to fill up long-pending vacancies of faculties position in universities.
The first beneficiary would be Chaibasa-based Kolhan University which looks after colleges present in the three districts of Seraikela-Kharsawan, West Singhbhum and East Singhbhum. The step would academic ambience in the colleges which is plagued with shortage of facilities.
Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Monday said that has said that is aim is not only to give priority to the rich local language of Jharkhand in government jobs, but also to empower it by giving direction to the curriculum related to it.
The statement came as the government cleared the way for the appointment of 200 teachers of local languages in Jharkhand. The state government has made local languages compulsory in class III and IV government vacancies.
In various colleges, soon appointment will be made on more than 200 posts on languages like Santhali, Ho, Kurmali, Khortha, Mundari etc.
Chief Minister Shri Hemant Soren has approved the proposal related to the creation of posts of teachers for teaching Santhali, Ho, Kudukh, Kurmali and Mundari languages in Kolhan University, Chaibasa
Chief Minister Shri Hemant Soren has given approval to the proposal for the administrative post-class committee for the creation of posts of teachers for the conduct of Santhali Ho Kudukh, Kurmali and Mundari languages in the affiliated colleges and postgraduate centers under Kolhan University, Chaibasa.
This step is being taken by the government in the direction of ensuring the education of regional and tribal languages in the state universities.
In Kolhan University, it is proposed to create 159 posts of teachers in Santhali, Ho, Kudukh, Kurmali and Mundari languages under regional and tribal languages. This includes 147 posts of assistant teachers, 8 posts of associate professors and 4 posts of professors.
It is proposed to create posts of 135 teachers in 14 affiliated colleges under the university. In this, six posts of teachers are to be created in Kudukh language, 39 in Santhali language, 39 in Ho language, 39 in Kurmali language and 12 in Mundari language. At the same time, a total of 24 teachers’ posts are to be created in the post-graduate centers, including six posts each in Santhali, Ho, Kurmali and Mundari languages.
The posts are for the professor, associate professor and assistant professor in various colleges.
Soon the government would also be taking out the roster for appointment of faculties in Vinobha Bhave University in Hazaribagh.