Bill to provide free education to minor child of dead primary school teachers placed in JS

The Government Primary School Teacher Welfare Trust Bill, 2022 was placed in Parliament aiming to bear the expense of education of minor children of teacher if he/she dies during service.


Primary and Mass Education State Minister M Zakir Hossain placed the Bill and it was sent to the respective scrutiny committee for further examination.


The Committee was asked to submit its report within two months.


As per the Bill, if a teacher dies during service, the expense of education of his or her minor children will be given till they become adults.


In addition, the expense will be given for the necessity of a child with disability or special needs.


Besides, teachers will receive some financial benefits, including medical expenses.


The teachers have to deposit a certain amount to the trust fund and it will be determined by the rules.


Source: United News of Bangladesh