DSE Telangana has given proceedings on Spouse Entitlement Points for Teachers Transfers. Teachers who working in Govt and ZP schools can check Rc.1848 Clarifications and more details from here
In the teaching profession, transfers are a common occurrence for various reasons like administrative, personal or for the welfare of the teachers. The Department of Education in Telangana has a system in place to facilitate the transfer process for teachers, and one of the key factors considered in the transfer process is the Spouse Entitlement Points.
Spouse Entitlement Points are points that are awarded to teachers who are seeking transfers to schools located in the same district as their spouse. These points are awarded to recognize the importance of maintaining a balance between the teacher’s professional and personal life.
The Spouse Entitlement Points system is based on the concept of “togetherness” and is intended to help teachers who are seeking transfers to be closer to their spouses. It is also intended to help prevent the breakup of families due to frequent transfers and long distances between the teacher and their spouse.
The Spouse Entitlement Points are considered during the transfer process and are awarded based on the distance between the school where the teacher is currently working and the school where their spouse is working. The points are awarded based on a fixed point system and the number of points awarded depends on the distance between the schools.
For example, if the school where the teacher is currently working and the school where their spouse is working are located in the same district, the teacher is awarded 10 points. If the schools are located in different districts but within the same revenue division, the teacher is awarded 5 points.
Teachers can apply for transfers by submitting an application along with the necessary documents to the District Educational Officer (DEO) office in their district. The DEO office will then consider the Spouse Entitlement Points along with other factors like the teacher’s qualifications, experience, and performance while processing the transfer request.
In conclusion, the Spouse Entitlement Points system is an important aspect of the transfer process for teachers in Telangana. It helps to ensure that teachers are able to maintain a balance between their professional and personal lives, and helps to prevent the breakup of families due to frequent transfers and long distances between the teacher and their spouse.
Clarifications on Spouse Entitlement Points
PROCEEDINGS OF THE DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL EDUCATION TELANGANA: HYDERABAD Rc.No.Transfers (1848)/Ser.IV-2/20I5; Dt. 06 /07/2015. Subject: School Education -Rationalisation / Transfers and Promotions – Head Masters Gr. II (Gazetted) and Teachers – Clarifications – Issued
Reference: G.O.Ms.No. 11 School Education (Ser. II Department Dt.15/06/2015. G.O.Ms. No. 12 School Education (Ser.II) Department Dt:16/06/2015. This Office Procs Rc.No.Transfers(I 848)./Ser.IV-2/2015, Dt: I6/O6/2015 and 23/6/2015. GO.Rt.No.595 GAD (Scr.D) Dept.17.09.2014. This Office Procs.No. Trans(1848)/Ser.IV-2/2015, Dt.23/062015
The retention of the DEOs/RJE/SE’s is invited to the references read above and in pursuant to the orders issued in the references rend above, the following instructions are me issued for taking necessary action in the matter.
Certain District Educational Officers have requested for clarification that some or the teachers have come to the District on inter-district transfers on spouse grounds, and whether to award entitlement points to such teachers if they apply for transfer on spouse grounds.
It is clarified that, during the course of inter-district transfer on spouse grounds the entitlement points are not awarded to such teachers, as per the present rules, therefore, the entitlement points may be allowed to them in the present counseling.
The clarification issued at point 20 of the proceedings 5th read above., is modified as follows: The Head Master Gr.II/ Teacher, whose spouse is working State Government or Central Government or Public Sector undertaking or Local Body or Aided Institution in the same District and opted to transfer nearer to and towards the place of working on his/her spouse is entitled to benefit of spouse points once in 5 /8 years as the case may be. The benefit of spouse points shall be applicable to one of the spouses once in 5/8 years as the case may be .
As per GO Ms. No.12 SE Dated l6/06/2015 Rule 5 (1) (a) and Head Master Gr-II (Gazetted), The Head Master / Teacher who have completed (5) / (8) years of service, as the case may be, in a particular School as on 1st July of the current year, shall be compulsorily transferred. Hence, it is clarified that entire service in the school prior to bifurcation or upgradation shall be counted for this purpose.
4. The performance related entitlement points are also applicable to the Teachers / Headmasters who taught complete subject to 10th class and the DEO shall ensure the number of teachers working/vacant and subjects handled with reference to internal assessment marks awarded by the, time table of the school. Teachers / Headmasters handling a part of a subject are not eligible for the benefit.
The performance entitlement points to subject Teachers/Head Masters handling SSC shall be taken into consideration basing on higher performance of the section where only one subject teacher is available and taught both the sections in a school.
The teachers who were transferred during counseling 2013 and the post chosen by them do not exist after rationalization, he /she shall participate transfer counseling and entitled the (5) points only.
Promotions in any category shall be taken up for the vacancies available in the schools When posts are sanctioned and needy vacant posts as per GO Ms. No. 11 Edn. Dt:15.6.2015. No promotions shall be effected to the vacant surplus posts
Ensure adequacy of SC/ST candidates as per ratio meant for them while effecting promotions as per rules issued by the Government from time to time.
The DEO shall address the District Collector requesting for deputing an officer from Medical and Health Department for their advice on the claims of the teachers under preferential category on Medical grounds. Only applicants scheduled for the batch or session shall be allowed in to the counselling hall.