Publish: 26 Sep 2021, 08:05 pm
From now on, MPO registered
private teachers and employees will get retirement benefits with increments.
This was stated by the Secretary of the Private Teachers Employees Retirement
Board, Principal Sharif Ahmed Saadi.
From now on, MPO registered private teachers and employees will get the equivalent retirement benefit of 75 months, which will be finalized at the next board meeting, he added.
He was speaking as the chief guest at an exchange meeting with teachers and staff of private schools, colleges and madrasas at the conference hall of Barisal Amrit Lal Dey College on Saturday (September 25). The meeting was presided over by the Principal of the College Subhas Chandra Pal.
He said earlier, teachers and staff had to go to Dhaka and submit retirement documents. Now they can apply online from home.
He said that on an average, it costs around Tk 85 crore per month to provide retirement benefits, of which Tk 65 crore comes from teachers' 6% deduction and the remaining Tk 22 crore has to be brought from the government treasury.
Professor Dr. Moniruzzaman Shahin, Director, Bangabandhu Liberation War Bangladesh Research Institute, National University was the special guest at the meeting.
Convener of the Barisal Divisional Committee of Bangladesh College Teachers Association (BCTA ) Professor Mohsin-ul-Islam Habul, BCTA Barisal District President Principal Taizul Islam, BCTA Leader Jalilur Rahman, General Secretary of Teachers Association Federation Rezaul Karim and Divisional President of Employees Federation Zia Shahin addressed the meeting.