The Government has dealt good news to Teachers service commission after allocation an extra Sh15 billion meant for payrise and recruitment of new teachers.
Teachers are among the biggest winners in President Uhuru’s last budget of Sh3. 3 trillion as he is set to complete his reign.
According to reports published by the Daily Nation, it is alleged that TSC will receive Sh15 billion 2022/23 financial year meant for salary increment and hiring new teachers.
The Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani is said to have allocated an extra Sh14.9 billion to the TSC. This means that the TSC budget has risen to Sh296.6 billion from Sh281.7 billion this year.
Taking to the Nation media, a member National Assembly Education Committee affirmed that the extra funds are meant to appease teachers who are alleged to be unhappy with President Uhuru’s regime.
Teachers will be happy now and will be perfectly represented in the next CBA negotiations. The government has been having wrangles and struggles with the Teachers Service Commission.