On Teachers Day, Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das announces recruitment of 18,000 new teachers for the state
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 06-Sep-2017
Ranchi, 6 September: Despite of Jharkhand being surrounded with controversies, Chief Minister Raghubar Das has always made sure to bring in business and development in his motherland. Recently, CM Das has officially declared that the state would receive 18,000 new teachers and this would take the strength to nearly 1.5 lakh teachers. 

 
 
On the occasion of Teachers Day yesterday, CM surprised everyone with the brilliant news to uplift the state’s education system. He said there are 1.28 lakh teachers in the state. With the addition of new ones, Jharkhand could compete with other states in terms of literacy rate. 
 
 
He said officials in the district education would not be given salaries for sitting at homes, adding their accountability was being fixed. Everyone should discharge their responsibilities with honesty. Das further stated that the school principals should think ways of bettering their schools for students to not miss any class. 
 
“We have decided that our children will have benches and desks. Now more than 28,000 schools have benches and desks. By December the rest of the schools would also have benches and desks,” the release quoted him as saying. Some principals and teachers were honoured for their achievements at the programme organised to mark the Teacher’s Day. Education minister Neera Yadav, school education secretary Aradhana Patnaik and other officials were also present on the occasion.