PATNA: The state government in Bihar has announced to ensure forcible retirement of teachers attaining 50 years of age and now performing well.
The state government took the decision after a meeting with education minister and education department officials on Thursday. The meeting was chaired by chief minister Nitish Kumar.
“The teachers crossing 50 years of age and unable to carry out teaching works will be told to take forcible retirement,” Bihar chief secretary Anjani Kumar Singh told the media today.
Authorities say the decision is aimed streamlining the education system in the state.
The recent results of the Class X and Class XII have come as a shocker with a huge percentage of students failing to clear the examination.
According to the chief secretary, they are trying to identify the schools which delivered poor results.