Revised Remuneration of Contractual Employee under SSA

Government of West Bengal
School Education Department
(Primary Branch)
Bikash Bhavan, Bidhannagar, Kolkata – 700 091

No. 273-SE(P)/PBRPSUS/ADMN/9/04-05, Date: 23.04.2010.


Consequent upon exorbitant price hike of different commodities, the question of enhancement of honorarium of Para Teachers and Voluntary Resource Persons (VRP) working in different Primary/ Upper Primary Schools and Siksha Bandhus and Special Educators working at different levels under SSA is under active consideration of this department.

Now after thorough examination of this Departments earlier Notification No. 134-SE(Pry)/55/Ped/PBSSM, dated 26/02/2009, Memo No. 65(20)/IED/PBSSM-09 date: 29/07/2009; and in terms of Finance Department U.O. No. Group P 1429 Dated 23/04/2010 it is hereby ordered that consolidated remunerations of the aforesaid contractual employees will be enhanced by 35% as shown below:-

Category of Contractual EmployeeExisting Honorarium/ Head/ MonthEnhanced Honorarium w.e.f. 01/06/2010
Para Teacher (Primary)Rs. 4000/- p.m.Rs. 5400/- p.m.
Para Teacher (Upper Primary)Rs. 5500/- p.m.Rs. 7425/- p.m.
Siksha BandhuRs. 4000/-Rs. 5400/-
Voluntary Resource PersonsRs. 2000/-Rs. 2700/-
Special EducatorRs. 6000/-Rs. 8100/-

2. All the existing Para teachers and others will now be re-engaged by the Government Officials in the manner to be notified in due course for a period of 1 (One) year subject to renewal till they attain 60 years of age or till the Sarva Siksha Project is winded up, whichever is earlier. But no new Para teacher or other contractual employee shall be engaged by any authority except with prior written approval of this Deptt.

3. On attaining 60 years of age or winding up of this project the Para teachers or other contractual employee as shown above will be paid an exgratia Retirement Honorarium of Rs. 1 (One) Lakh only on lump sum basis.

This order shall come into force w.e.f. 01/06/2010.

Sd/- V. Sen
Secretary to the Government of West Bengal

No. 273-SE dated 23.04.2010

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