Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has decided to give an opportunity to the Contractual Junior lecturers to work against the available vacancies in Government Junior Colleges of their choice.

The CM held a review meeting on Sunday at Pragathi Bhavan here to discuss the problems of contractual lecturers working in the government junior colleges.

Education Minister Sabita Indrareddy, Palla Rajeshwar Reddy brought to the notice of the CM about the problems faced by the contractual lecturers in the government junior colleges.

Speaking on the occasion, the CM instructed the officials to take into consideration the request from the contractual junior lectures for working against the vacant posts in the government junior college of their choice.

He also instructed the senior officials of the education department to prepare the guidelines keeping in view the existing rules and regulations.

"The state government has taken several measures about the junior college contract lecturers. The attempt to regularize them failed due to the cases in the court. The government has doubled their monthly salaries. In the past, they were paid for 10 months in a year. The state government has increased it to 12 months with full pay," he said.

KCR noted that the government is also giving them service benefits. "We have increased their leaves and extended facilities like the Casual Leave and Maternity Leave. The government will take more measures for the welfare of these lecturers within the framework of rules and regulations," he said.

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