The Third General Convention of the Institutional School Teachers' Union (ISTU), Nepal, the professional organization of teachers and employees working in institutional schools, has elected its new working committee under the chairmanship of Mukunda Gautam.
Motiram Phuyal is the vice president, Bhola Chalise the general secretary, Mahendra Niraula the secretary and Ekraj Dahal the treasurer of the 15-member working committee.
Similarly, the members are Ambika Oli, Ramesh Dhakal, Umesh Aryal, Hari Kandel, Yubaraj Chapagain, Agni Gyawali, Komal Yogi, Indira Karki, Avinash Sharma and Loknath Neupane.
The general convention has passed proposals like taking the affiliation from the Nepal Teachers' Union, undertake ideological and legal advocacy for the rights of the teachers and school employees and take to the streets if necessary.
It passed proposal promoting good practices in the organization and adopting positive aspects in the profession.
The general convention was inaugurated by human rights defender Sudip Pathak