The Delhi government has sought help from school teachers who are employed in its schools. It is looking forward to assistance from teachers working in its schools, the government has approached those teachers who have a legal background in order to help its education department in dealing with court cases.
A senior Education Department official said that, “We have invited applications from teachers having a law degree to assist the education officers in court cases filed against the directorate,” the official spoke further to add that, “While the officers deal with these cases but assistance from those who are familiar with both the academic issues and legal nitty-gritty will help in better handling of such issue.”
Earlier this week, the Directorate of Education had issued a circular. This circular had invited applications in order to assist the government in court cases from schools in various zones, namely Zone 2 (East), Zone 8 (North), Zone 14 (West), Zone 22 (South West), Zone 24 (South) and Zone 29 (Central Delhi).
The official said that there is no fixed number or any limit to the number of school teachers who will be made a part of the panel which will be set up for legal aid. “While the teachers will be selected as consultants but there will be no extra remuneration for providing this assistance,” he said. The teachers will be selected from the 924 government-run schools in the national capital