Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday distributed appointment letters to 6,131 teachers at an orientation programme held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
The appointment of new teachers took place just days after the successful completion of the first phase of the 5T High Schools Transformation program with the dedication of 1,075 schools.
Addressing the event, the Chief Minister said that education is a reflection of the collective hopes and aspirations of society. Describing teachers a soul of the educational system, the Naveen insisted them to play their role constructively in the transformative initiative for the future generation and new Odisha.
The teachers have been appointed within 47 days. The teachers include 2,236 arts teachers, 1,779 science teachers, 829 Hindi teachers, 796 Sanskrit and PET teachers and 3 Telugu teachers.