The Delhi authorities has knowledgeable the Delhi Excessive Courtroom that it has launched Rs 98.35 crore to North Delhi Municipal Company for paying salaries to 9,000 lecturers, engaged by the civic physique, for the months of July and August.
The Delhi authorities has additionally mentioned it has permitted the municipal company to utilise the unspent stability of Rs 1,807.10 lakh from the earlier 12 months for the aim of paying salaries of lecturers.
The data was given to a bench of Justice Hima Kohli and Justice Subramonium Prasad whereas listening to a suo motu PIL initiated by the excessive court docket for the disbursement of unpaid salaries of lecturers employed in colleges run by the North Delhi Municipal Company.
The excessive court docket had initiated the PIL in June after the Akhil Dilli Prathmik Shikshak Sangh sought instructions to pay trainer salaries which had been due since March, when the nationwide lockdown got here into pressure.
As Rs 98.35 crore has been launched by the Delhi authorities in favour of north company below the scheme of main schooling, the civic physique shall make sure that salaries dues from Could onwards is cleared on the earliest, the bench mentioned.
“In addition to the grant-in-aid acquired from the Delhi Authorities, the north civic physique shall additionally chip in by making funds obtainable for paying the salaries of lecturers instructing in colleges being run by it,” it added and directed the civic authority to file a recent standing report inside two weeks.
The court docket listed the matter for additional listening to on September 1.
The North Delhi Municipal Company had blamed the Delhi authorities for not releasing grant-In-aid to the civic physique because of which it’s unable to pay the salaries of its workers.
The Delhi authorities had mentioned that the grant-In-aid payable by it to the north company for cost of salaries to its lecturers was Rs 147 crore for the primary quarter, April to June, and it has been launched in three month-to-month tranches.