PABSON shuts down school in Chitwan


Himalayan News Service

CHITWAN: Teachers associated to Private and Boarding Schools' Organisation of Nepal (PABSON) in Chitwan have shut down all the private schools in the district today.

They are into agitation saying different agreements made in the past have not been implemented and service and facilities have not been provided to teachers as per the salaries and allowances hiked by the government.

According to Chairman of the Institutional Schools Teachers' Union (ISTU), Chitwan, Keshab Pathak, they have launched the agitation programme saying previous agreements were not implemented.

We have also announced agitation programmes putting forth different four-point-demand including shutting down the schools for indefinite time if their demands are not fulfilled by October 31, said Pathak. There are around 4,000 teachers in the district.

They claimed that the schools did not provide additional allowance for one month during Daishan as well as the salaries and allowances declared for the teachers.

(Source: The Himalayantimes)