BS Yediyurappa launches Shikshaka Mitra app, releases two books
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa, on Friday, launched the Shikshaka Mitra mobile app which was developed on the request of the Department of Primary and Secondary Education. The CM also released two books named Vidyavineeta and Shikshana Yatre during the event.
Bengaluru: Chief minister BS Yediyurappa launched the Shiksha Mitra app at the Vidhana Soudha on Friday for teachers.
The app was developed on the request of the Department of Primary and Secondary Education. The government had also announced the app during its budget session.
The chief minister stated that “The process of teacher transfers will be processed through the app from this year onwards. We hold teachers in high esteem and our government has responded positively to their demands,”.
The chief minister said that the teachers will not have to take trouble visiting the department office from now onwards to apply for transfer. They can do it online after downloading the app on their mobile phones.
To mark the launch of the app, a book ‘Vidya Vineetha’ written by different authors on Suresh Kumar and his contributions to education was also launched on the occasion.
Yediyurappa praised Suresh Kumar for making the transfer policy simple, saying that the education minister has brought relief to many teachers in the state.