Teacher gets show-cause notice for wearing jeans during duty


Ganjam: A teacher posted at Chikili Nodal Upper Primary School in Khallikote of Ganjam district landed in soup for not following the dress code introduced by the state government.

According to sources, Assistant Teacher Purnachandra Jani has been served a show-cause notice by the Community Education Officer (CEO) after he was found wearing jeans pant during the duty hours.

Besides, Jani has been given three days time to submit the reply stating the reasons for not following the dress code during the duty hours.

It is pertinent to mention here that the School & Mass Education Department in Odisha has introduced a dress code for teachers to encourage equality and discipline in schools. As per the norms, wearing of the uniform is mandatory for the teachers in all state-run elementary, upper primary and high schools.

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