EducationJammu and Kashmir

Edu Deptt likely to transfer 229 school principals under ATD-2023

Srinagar—The School Education Department is likely to transfer 229 principals of government run schools under the Annual Transfer Drive (ATD) 2023.

Deputy Secretary to government in this regard has said that it has received various representations from the school principals.

“Representations from principals who were posted in Zone I, II and III and were willing to serve voluntarily in Zone IV and V were invited irrespective of stay,” the deputy secretary said.

He said, “At least 273 representations have been received by the Department in this regard.”

The officer also said that the 273 representations have been examined in the Department. “Out of which 229 Principals are likely to be shifted under the consideration zone of transfer.”

Earlier the School Education Department had notified list of 1902 Masters of Kashmir region who are likely to be considered for transfer under Annual Transfer Drive 2023.

Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) had said that it has received a total of 3624 applications from Masters for transfer and 787 Masters have wished to continue in their incumbent schools in Zones-III. IV and V.

However, the department said that it has to consider the list of 1902 Masters who are likely to be transferred.

Pertinently, the School Education Department had notified ‘conditional’ process for Annual Transfer Drive 2023.

Stating the conditions to apply for the transfers, the department had said that the employees having a mature stay of three years and above in Zone-I, II and III as per transfer policy-2023 shall have to compulsorily apply online in prescribed application format.

It had also said that the Teachers-Grade-II, III, RReTs and 3rd grade teachers shall not apply and their applications shall not be entertained on the portal.

The department had informed that the preferences for posting shall be that an employee who is working in Zone-I shall opt for Zone- II, III, IV and V. An employee who is working in Zone-II shall opt for Zone- I, III, IV and V. An employee who is working in Zone-III shall opt for Zone-I, II, IV and V. An employee who is working in Zone-IV shall opt for Zone- I, II, III and V. An employee who is working in Zone-V shall opt for Zone- I, II, III and IV.

“Female Employees working in Zone-III, IV and V can also apply within the same zone,” it reads.

According to the School Education Department , Zone-I falls within municipal limit of district headquarter, Zone-II outside municipal limit upto 20km from district headquarter, Zone-III beyond 20km to 40Kms from district headquarter, Zone-IV beyond 40kms and above from district headquarter and also where change of residence is required. In addition, those schools where there is no motorable road and walking distance from the nearest motorable road is 7 KMs or more one way—(KNO)

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