Budget ignored demands of education sector: NNTA
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KATHMANDU: The Nepal National Teachers’ Association (NNTA) has said the budget for the fiscal year, 2023/24 has failed to address its demands and agreements with the government.
It has rued ‘failure’ to increase investment in education stating that investment in education means fulfilling the international commitments to education and providing rights to equitable, inclusive, and quality public education as per the spirit of the constitution.
Programs have not been brought on the issues relating to school employees, private schools, then higher secondary school, early childhood education, teachers on a relief and contract quota, volunteers, nurses, learning subsidies, school employees appointed by local levels, and service, facilities, perks and social security of technical school teachers, blamed the NNTA General Secretary Hamsha Shahi.