Imphal, July 05 2017: Teachers of RMSA have decided to launch pen down strike from tomorrow to protest non-payment of salary for about 8 months .
Addressing media persons at Manipur Press Club today, president of RMSA Graduate Teachers’ Association N Prakasana said teachers under RMSA are not getting their monthly salary since November last year.
To protest non-payment of salary, the teachers had also taken out a rally on June 8 last .
Representatives of the teachers have also met Chief Minister and Education Minister regarding non-payment of salary.
The Govt had assured the teachers of releasing their pending salary within June.
However, no positive response has been coming from the Govt so far, Prakasana said .
He further said that when the teachers went to meet the Director of RMSA, the office was found locked due to flood .
As such, the teachers are compelled to launch pen-down stir from tomorrow, he said .
There are many RMSA teachers who are posted in interior areas where there is no teachers’ quarters.
The woes of these teachers increased manifold due to non-payment of salary since November last year, he said while adding that the Govt should know the sacrifices made by the teachers.
Source: The Sangai Express