Bhopal, May 29 (PTI) The Madhya Pradesh cabinet today decided to regularise 2.37 lakh contractual teachers in the state, an official said. Also Read - Coronavirus: 5 States Witness Spurt in Cases in 24 Hours, Maharashtra Extends Lockdown in 2 Districts | Key Points

During its meeting chaired by MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the cabinet also decided that no contractual employee in other government departments would be retrenched, the official said. Also Read - COVID-19: Centre, States Discuss Fresh Spurt in Cases; Nationwide Lockdown on Cards Again?

The cabinet decided that the contractual staffers would be given 15 days privilege leave, 13 days casual leave and 10 days other leave in a calendar year, he added. Also Read - Will Madhya Pradesh Announce Fresh Coronavirus Lockdown? Here’s What State Govt Warns

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