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Shortage of 7.34 lakh teachers under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

Shortage of 7.34 lakh teachers under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF  HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

RAJYA SABHA

STARRED QUESTION NO-38

ANSWERED ON-23.11.2012

Vacant posts in teachers

Query by

38 . SHRI D.P. TRIPATHI

(a) whether it is a fact that there are a large number of vacant posts of teachers in the country;

(b) if so, the details thereof, State-wise; and

(c) the steps Government is taking to fill up these vacant posts?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(SHRI M.M. PALLAM RAJU)

(a) to (c): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (a) TO (c) OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 38 TO BE ANSWERED ON 23.11.2012 ASKED BY SHRI D.P. TRIPATHI REGARDING VACANT POSTS OF TEACHERS

(a) & (b) There is an estimated shortage of 7.34 lakh teachers under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) as on 30.09.2012. A state-wise statement on the total number of teachers in SSA schools is at Annexure-I.

The Centrally sponsored scheme Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), inter-alia provides for appointment of additional teachers in existing Government secondary schools to improve the Pupil Teacher Ratio. Under RMSA, 40018 teachers posts for existing secondary schools and 55974 teachers posts for new secondary schools have been sanctioned so far. The State-wise details are at Annexure-II.

(c) The recruitment of teachers at elementary level is undertaken by the State Governments / UT Administrations. States / UTs have been advised to expedite the recruitment of teacher posts sanctioned under SSA, as well as teacher vacancies under the State sector. The issue has been discussed with the States in meetings with State Education Ministers, State Education Secretaries, State Project Directors and in the SSA Project Approval Board Meetings.

ANNEXURE-I

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (a) & (b) OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 38 TO BE ANSWERED ON 23.11.2012 ASKED BY SHRI D.P. TRIPATHI REGARDING VACANT POSTS OF TEACHERS

Statement showing the number of teachers in SSA schools

SI.No.

States /UTs

Teacher posts Sanctioned till 2012-13

Teacher Recruitment till 2012-13 (30.9.2012)

Vacancies under SSA (30.9.2012)

Vacancies reported under State Budget as on 31st March 2012

1

2

3

4

5

6

1

Andhra Pradesh

39189

38319

870

15379

2

Arunachal Pradesh

7262

5226

2036

0

3

Assam

48808

38364

10444

13757

4

Bihar

403413

191983

211430

55464

5

Chhattisgarh

67507

54985

12522

50766

6

Goa

169

149

20

86

7

Gujarat

58688

31336

27352

0

8

Haryana

13435

6345

7090

13906

9

Himachal Pradesh

5856

3553

2303

1009

10

Jammu &Kashmir

43471

39739

3732

5438

11

Jharkhand

120396

84672

35724

23656

12

Karnataka

29055

24278

4777

15336

13

Kerala

2925

0

2925

88

14

Madhya Pradesh

173855

98287

75568

16244

15

Maharashtra

42091

8522

33569

6729

16

Manipur

2871

1544

1327

0

17

Meghalaya

13262

14020

-758

0

18

Mizoram

2485

1303

1182

0

19

Nagaland

3147

590

2557

7

20

Orissa

89901

88442

1459

23679

21

Punjab

14090

7432

6658

19161

22

Rajasthan

114132

94201

19931

32622

23

Sikkim

724

223

501

0

24

Tamil Nadu

33214

22497

10717

14495

25

Tripura

6980

5694

1286

0

25

Uttar Pradesh

423553

258924

164629

147593

27

Uttarakhand

14316

5998

8318

7746

28

West Bengal

198253

115797

82456

98473

29

Andaman Nicobar

210

162

48

125

30

Chandigarh

1390

785

605

109

31

D & Nagar Haveli

937

526

411

294

32

Daman Diu

119

95

24

145

33

Delhi

7104

4342

2762

3006

34

Lakshadweep

38

16

22

40

35

Pondicherry

48

36

12

552

Total SSA

1982894

1248385

734509

565905


ANNEXURE-II

                                                                                                                                                   

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (a) & (b) OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 38 TO BE ANSWERED ON 23.11.2012 ASKED BY SHRI D.P. TRIPATHI REGARDING VACANT POSTS OF TEACHERS

Progress on Teacher Recruitment in New Schools (2009-10, 2010-11 & 2011-12)

S. No.

No of State

2009-10, 2010-11 & 2011-12

Cumulative Total of Teachers posts Sanctioned in New Schools

1

Arunachal Pradesh

209

2

Andhra Pradesh

0

3

Bihar

5579

4

Chhattisgarh

9482

5

Daman & Diu

12

6

Gujarat

1968

7

Haryana

348

8

Himachal Pradesh

544

9

J&K

3682

10

Jharkhand

1782

11

Karnataka

2055

12

Kerala

672

13

Lakshwadeep

31

14

Madhya Pradesh

5664

15

Meghalaya

175

16

Manipur

830

17

Mizoram

532

18

Nagaland

1086

19

Orissa

5654

20

Pondichery

54

21

Punjab

1192

22

Tamil Nadu

7902

23

Tripura

415

24

Uttar Pradesh

4576

25

Uttrakhand

1530

Total

55974

Additonal Teachers sanctioned  since inception of the scheme       

S. No.

States

Total No. of Additional teachers posts sanctioned

Approval year

1

Madhya Pradesh

9665

2011-12

2

Maharashtra

949

do

3

Rajasthan

8098

do

originally it was 14602

4

Andhra Pradesh

9569

do

Originally it was 19011

5

Karanataka

1373

do

6

Tamil Nadu

6752

do

7

Haryana

3612

2012-13

Total

40018

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