Thatta: Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association (SPLA) has demanded of the government to fill more than 4880 vacancies of college teachers in Sindh province on priority.
Addressing a press conference here, SPLA leaders Shahjahan Panhwar and Ghulam Mustafa Kaka said there are 10200 posts of college teachers in Sindh duly approved by the provincial finance department; however, 4880 vacancies are yet to be filled. They asked to fill these slots through Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC) on priority.
They said due to widespread corruption the provincial education department remains paralyzed, affecting education and literacy in Sindh province. They asked to upgrade posts of teachers in Sindh and give primary, secondary and high school teachers the facility of time-scale.
They warned if their demands were not meet the SPLA would hold protest demos in Hyderabad and Karachi on February 26, 2014.