Staff Reporter

SALEM: The general counselling for transfer and promotion of teachers working in panchayat union and municipal primary and middle schools for the academic year 2009-10 began at the Little Flower Primary School here on Saturday.

Over 200 headmasters and headmistresses working in panchayat union middle schools, graduate teachers and Tamil teachers attended the counselling sessions on Saturday. Promotion orders were issued to 18 persons and transfer orders to 20 persons. Also, 30 graduate teachers and Tamil teachers received their promotion orders on the day and seven teachers received their transfer orders.

On Sunday, over 100 primary school headmasters and headmistresses attended the counselling sessions.

On May 26, secondary grade teachers seeking transfer within the panchayat union will attend the counselling session.

On May 27, the counselling for secondary grade and graduate teachers seeking transfer from one panchayat union to another will be held.