J&K School Education Department On Friday decided to stop salary of teachers who continue to work on non-teaching assignments.

Director School Education, Jammu (DSEJ) Anuradha Gupta issued the directions in this regard. As per the order, instructions have been given to all Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDOs) of Jammu not to draw or disburse the salary of any teacher, master or lecturer deputed in office for non-teaching assignments.

“It is hereby ordered that all Chief Education Officers (CEOs) shall take certificate from concerned Drawing and Disbursing Officers that he/she has not drawn salary of any such staff attached in any office for non-teaching purpose,” reads the order.

The CEOs have also been directed to submit a compliance report within three days to the Directorate of School Education Jammu within three days.