Karnataka to recruit 5000 teachers this year, says CM Basavaraj Bommai

Yogesh K Porwar & Avanth Kumar Kankaria

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday announced that 5,000 teachers will be appointed in the state in the current year.

On the occasion of Teacher’s Day, Bommai was addressing the Best Teachers Awards programme at Banquet Hall in Vidhana Soudha.Rizwan Arshad,MLA,presided,senior officials were present on the occasion.

Responding to the request made by the Minister for Primary and Secondary Education, B.C.Nagesh, the Chief Minister said that 5 thousand teachers would be recruited.

Speaking at the event, the chief minister said, “5,000 teachers would be recruited this year. The 21st century is the century of knowledge.

The county is swiftly moving forward from knowledge to science, from science to technology and from technology to software.

It is inevitable that the teachers must adjust to the speed. One can become a good teacher only if he is a good student.”

The Chief Minister said that teachers who encourage children to ask questions are the genuine teachers.

The New Education Policy is being implemented and teachers must come out with their opinions and doubts and discuss openly on the matter. The new education policy which is Student centric must be successfully implemented,he added.

Dr.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was a rare leader and a rationalist.His ideal life is always an inspiration for us,he said.

B.C.Nagesh, Minister for primary and secondary education said that National Education Policy comprising intelligence,compassion,skill and training complements the building of an independent country.

The minister congratulated the teachers who worked hard during the pandemic and who successfully conducted the SSLC exams, and remembered the teachers who lost their lives to covid.

The CM inaugurated the ‘Namma Shaale, nanna Koduge’ software which formulated to transfer the contribution made towards development of schools.