Budget fails to address demands of education sector: NNTA

Published On: May 30, 2023 06:35 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 30: The Nepal National Teachers' Association (NNTA) has said the budget for the fiscal year 2023/24 has failed to address their demands and agreements with the government.

The association regretted  the  'failure' to increase investment in the education sector stating that investment in education means to fulfill the international commitments to education and provide rights to equitable, inclusive and quality public education as per the spirit of the constitution. 

NNTA General Secretary Hamsha Shahi said that the budget did not address the issues related to school employees, private school, higher secondary school, early childhood education, teachers on a relief and contract quota, volunteers, nurses, learning subsidy, school employees appointed by local levels, and service, facilities, perks and social security of technical school teachers.


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