The Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary School Vocational Teachers Kazhagam has requested the State government to convert the 1,880 temporary posts of computer instructors in the government, municipal and Corporation higher secondary schools in Tamil Nadu into permanent posts.

S.N. Janardhanan, State general secretary of the association said in a release that the government, by its order dated September 12, 2012 has allowed the continuation of the temporary posts with effect from July 1, 2012 to December 31, 2013.

Besides, the Director of School Education has issued pay continuation orders for the 680 temporary posts of Vocational Instructors Grade-1for a period of three months from October 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012 pending the government orders which are awaited.

The association urged the government to convert all these temporary posts into permanent posts.

The association also pleaded for the immediate framing of service rules for vocational education, implementation of the order granting Rs.5,400 as selection grade pay for the vocational teachers of higher secondary schools who are drawing the salary of graduate teachers, promotion as headmasters, incentive increment to all vocational teachers who have acquired postgraduate qualifications in different subjects and the issue of one-mark question books to vocational students for the three subjects including accountancy and auditing.