The term 'para teacher' covers a wide range of incentive based appointment for teaching in schools where no of teachers less are and alternative learning centres or support education training centre. In a broad sense, any appointment, that is a deviation from the past practice in that state, is referred to as a para teacher. This broadly refers to teachers appointed by Gram Vikas Trust in association with school management committee including school principal, on incentive of Rs.2500 to 3000.
After new session began from June'2015 still there is actuate shortage of regular primary teachers in the government primary schools. As per the press note which is published in the sandesh newspaper there is still need of 452 teachers in the district. There are few schools have only 1 or 2 teacher for standard 1 to 8 and children are more than 350. Some school have no Government teacher for std 1 to 5.
Proposal to hire substitute "para teachers" in Government primary where there is currently an acute shortage of teachers. In association with SMC Gram Vikas Trust identify such teacher within the village or nearby village on incentive base and deploy in the school till new teacher appoint in the schools.
1. 40 para teachers will deployed in primary schools where there is shortage of regular teachers. 2. 1500 children of age group 5 -14 will get regular education in primary schools. 3. The dropout rate of children after 5th & 8th std will be reduced. 4. Parents seems self-assured confident and happy for their children education and building their future. 5. School Management Committee will take leading role in local self-governance