Punjab Government has decided to promote all teachers holding a PhD degree to Grade BPS-17. All PSTs, ESTs and SSTs having a PhD and minimum 4 years teaching experience will be promoted to education officers with BSP-17 grade. School education department has called a meeting on October 28, in this regard to finalize the formalities.
The decision is taken to promote the importance of higher education and encourage teachers to upgrade their qualification and knowledge. All DIP Secondary, DIP Elementary, Director Monitoring and Teachers Union representative will participate in the meeting. Orders of promotion will be issued after the meeting.