Eastern Province Education Minsiter S.Thandauthapany has stated that appointment of teachers to schools and districts must be based on merit and merit alone. Education officials must be guided by that principle.
He made tehse observations while addressing a meeting at Korakoor Tamil Maha Vidyalayam in Sainthamaruthu to open a new building. Principal P.Wijeyanathan presided.
He added that education officers must make transfers of teachers the basis of their qualifications and experience. The need of the school and the district too must be viewed. Furthermore the resources should be properly assessed and distributed