In a bizarre incident, a teacher employed in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) in UP under the state basic education department worked simultaneously in 25 schools. The teacher is earning around Rs 1 crore as salaries for over a year from various schools.
A probe has been ordered against the teacher after the department found the details about the teacher during the database search.
According to the basic education department, digital database the same teacher was employed at 25 different schools across districts in Uttar Pradesh.
Anamika Shukla, a full-time teacher working in KGBV, was found employed at 25 schools, simultaneously. She was registered as a teacher in districts such as Amethi, Ambedkarnagar, Raebareli, Prayagraj, Aligarh and others.
She managed to withdraw a salary of around Rs 1 crore from the department for over 13 months.
Anamika is a native of Mainpuri district as per the records available with the department.
Her salary has been withheld with immediate effect while the education department is trying to find out if the same bank account was used for the salary transfers from different schools.
UP basic education minister Dr Satish Dwivedi said, “The department has ordered a probe and strict action will be taken against the teacher if the allegations are true. The digital database is being created for transparency since our government has come to power. Action will be taken if there is any involvement of department officials.”