AP Government Directs No Jeans, Tees and Mobiles for Teachers
School teachers were issued instructions by the commissioner and director of school education to follow a dress-code and attend the school in ‘appropriate to the profession’ and should not use mobile phones during class hours.
The instructions should be followed by all teachers, including the state government schools. Teachers are asked not to wear jeans, T-shirts, 8 pocket/4pocket pants, shorts, flip-flop shoe, etc.
The teachers should be dressed formally – male teachers should prefer wearing black trousers and white shirts and women teachers should wear traditional plain cotton saris or shalwar kameez.
The state government had to take a move on this issue because, an inspection was done by Minister for Primary Education and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, found that many teachers were dressed in jeans and T-shirts, which did not look professional.
Source: The New Indian Express.