The of Muzaffarnagar: inspector district schools ( DIOS ) in Muzaffarnagar has directed all teachers of schools and colleges under the jurisdiction not to wear jeans and T-shirts in the educational institutions as it may give a ” wrong impression” to students.
On Thursday, DIOS Gajender Singh said, ” I was on an inspection of schools and saw some teachers wearing jeans and T-shirts in classrooms. I warned them to stay away from this casual approach. Now, I have released a circular regarding the dress code. “
The circular warns of ” strict action ” against any teacher found flouting the norm.
Singh further said, ” It is a matter of discipline, not only students and teachers, but principals should follow the dress code too. If teachers dress modestly, it makes a good impression on students. Then, students will also follow their teachers. This order is applicable to female teachers as well. They need to wear a sari or salwar – kameez. “
” If someone does not follow the directive, he/she will face departmental action and bad entry in their record book, ” the DIOS added.
According to information received from the DIOS office, about 278 high schools and in ter – colleges across the district have received the circular.