JAMRUD, 16 January: The Education Department of Khyber Agency has deducted one-day salaries of seven teachers and two class-IV employees of government schools for absenteeism, officials said here on Monday.
The Agency Education Officer Jadoon Wazir on Monday paid surprise visits to a number of girls and boys schools in Jamrud and Landi Kotal subdivisions of Khyber Agency.
During his visit to a girls’ primary school, Nasir Khan Kalay, the education officer found three female teachers and two class-IV employees absent from duty.
Similarly, he also found a headmaster and three other teachers absent from duty during his visit to different schools in Loye Shalman area of Landi Kotal tehsil.
The official directed that one-day salary from all the absent staffers should be deducted. He made it clear that those teachers and other officials who were not performing their duties properly would be dealt sternly.
He further said that negligence on part of teachers would not be tolerated at any cost.