"As many as 15,000 teachers were selected for schools run by Zilla Parishads and Local Self Bodies after they qualified by appearing for CET last year," Darda told reporters.
Earlier the cut-off date (for recruitment) was May 31, 2011. However it had been extended to August 31,2011, he said as it was found that by May 31, there were not enough vacancies to accommodate all the 15,000 successful candidates.
"The selection was done considering the number of posts that will fall vacant by May 31, 2011," Darda said.
"Due to this extension, the teachers will definitely get jobs," he added.
Speaking on the proposed Fee Regulation Act, Darda said, "A meeting of Parents-Teachers Association (PTA), NGOs and students has been organised tomorrow in this regard. We (Joint Committee) will listen to their opinions on various directives and changes that are required in the bill."
"On June 1, we have also invited the directors of educational institutions. They will also put forward their opinions and after that we will discuss the bill clause by clause", he said.
The bill, expected to be tabled in the coming session of the Assembly, will be applicable to aided as well as unaided schools under SSC, CBSE, ICSE and other Boards.