Date of Engagement as VRP of Para Teachers

School Education,

Government of West Bengal
School Education Department (Primary Branch)
Bikash Bhawan, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700091

Memo No. 768-SE(Pry)/PBSSM/Ped/36/2007-08, dated 23.11.2011


In terms of Order No. 455-SE(Pry) dated 15/07/2011, Voluntary Resource Persons (VRPs) working in Government aided Primary Schools (including Senior Madrasahas) have been re-designated as Para Teachers (Primary level) and have been/ being engaged in terms of G.O. No. 886-SE(Pry) dated 16/11/2010.

In this regard an issue has been raised to the effect that the date of initial engagement as erstwhile VRP may be accepted for calculating the total length of engagement of such re-designated para-teachers for the purpose of granting the benefit of payment of Rs. 1.00 lakh after attaining the age of 60 years.

After careful consideration of the issue, it hereby ordered that the initial date of engagement as VRP be taken into consideration for calculating the total period of engagement under SSA, subject to availability proper records of initial engagement date and continuity of engagement.

All concerned be informed accordingly.

Sd/- Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

No. 768-SE dated 23.11.2011