Sub:- School Education - Forwarding of pension proposals in respect of Headmasters / MEOs - Instructions - Issued.
Representation of Sri Gade Srinivasulu Naidu, MLC along with representation of AP Head Master's Association, Srikakulam District.
All the District Educational Officers in the State are informed certain Headmasters and Mandal Educational Officers in the State are going to retire from service on attaining the age of superannuation in the year 2018. Pension proposals in respect of Headmaster's/Mandal Educational Officer's need to be processed and forwarded to Accountant General Office.
Further, they are informed that in the Department some vacancies of Deputy Educational Officers arose due to Superannuation, promotions etc. In order to ensure proper supervision over various field level activities, including school inspections, visits, conduct of regular Assessments, SSC examinations, Teacher Training, delivery of Mid-Day Meal, improve student academic standards, conduct Science Fairs and other programs etc, the Department has made FAC arrangements for the post of DyEOs on temporary basis.
In this connection, they are informed that Contempt proceedings vide CC.No.1400 of 2003 & CC.No.244 of 2017 ,were initiated against the FAC orders for the vacant posts of Deputy Educational Officers on the ground of disobedience of the orders of the Hon'ble High court orders dated 18. 9.2003 in W.P.8953/2000. When the matters have come up for hearing before the Hon'ble High Court on 12.2.2018, the Hon'ble High Court has taken a serious view of the FAC arrangements made by the Government. Accordingly, on the direction of the Government, this office has issued cancellation orders on the FAC arrangements made for the posts of Deputy Educational Officers. Government is examininog alternative FAC arrangement issue.
In view of the circumstances stated above and to avoid hardship to the HMs/ ME Os the Commissioner of School Education is pleased to accord permission to the District Educational Officers in the State to forward the Pension proposals and also for drawing salaries etc. in respect of Headmasters / Mandal Educational Officers, wherein the FAC arrangements are not been made for the post of DyEOs until further orders.
All the District Educational Officers in the State are requested to take further necessary action accordingly.