Rajasthan is facing an acute faculty shortage in its education department. As on January 1, 2019, posts of 1,642 principals, 1,158 headmasters, 9,912 lecturers, 224 grade-1 physical education teachers, 13,990 senior teachers, 496 and 5,056 grade-2 and grade-3 physical education teachers, 11,906 grade-3 level-1 teachers and 13,940 of grade-3 level-2 teachers are vacant. 58,324 posts are vacant in the department, minister Govind Dotasara informed the Rajasthan Assembly on Monday.
Dotasara said that the education department will soon fill vacancies to improve the quality of education and provide jobs to unemployed youths. Replying to a question in the Assembly, the minister said the previous government had announced vacancies for various posts without completing any formalities and the present government is committed to fill the vacant positions soon.Posted in States