Delhi HC reveals over 2000 teacher posts vacant in MCD schools

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More than 2000 sanctioned posts of teachers, out of 6023, in the MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi) schools are lying vacant in the national capital. According to the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC), 332 out of 365 posts of Special Educator, 125 out of 323 posts of Nursery Teacher and 1653 out of 5335 posts of Primary Teacher are vacant. The civic corporation has disclosed it in an affidavit filed before Justice Manmohan. As per a government report, 1011 government schools currently have a total vacancy of around 15,000 teachers, which severely affects the teacher-student ratio in the city.