AMENDMENT IN TRANSFER POLICY-2013 REGARDING MUTUAL TRANSFER AND TRANSFER OF WIDOWS, DIVORCED AND DISABLED TEACHERS BY GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Government of the Punjab, School Education Department issued notification regarding Amendment for Mutual Transfer and Transfer of Widows, Divorced and Disabled Teachers under Transfer Policy 2013. The detail of the same is as under:
I am directed to refer to Transfer Policy-2013 (Amendment) issued by the Department vide No. SO(SE-IV)2-34/2009 (TR) dated 27.07.2016.
2. Number of applicants have approached this department with the requests that in Districts, the Transfer Policy-2013 (Amendment) is not followed in letter and spirit. The requests for mutual transfer the transfers of windows, divorced and disabled teachers are not processed by the concerned Transferring Authorities in accordance with Policy ibid.
3. It is therefore, clarified that:
i. As one time dispensation during ban in entire service, divorced and widow: teachers may be transferred against vacancy before completing three years tenure in the present school.
ii. Mutual transfer of teachers/ Educators may be allowed in the same discipline / subject / post / scale during ban on transfer / posting.
iii. Transfer of disable teachers may be allowed against vacancy during ban on transfer / posting before completing three years tenure subject to recommendation of a Medical Board indicating that the disability of the teacher hinders his/her mobility.
4. l am therefore directed to request you that dispensations allowed in above mentioned cases under Transfer Policy, 2013 may kindly followed accordingly.
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