Delhi Govt School: The Delhi government recently told the Delhi High Court that till March 1, 16,546 posts of teachers are lying vacant in schools. The court has directed the state government and the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to tell what steps have been taken to fill the vacant posts and has been asked to file a state report on this. The court also made it clear that if this is not done within four weeks, a fine of Rs 20,000 will be imposed. The Directorate of Education under the Delhi government said that out of 53,933 sanctioned teacher posts, 16,546 posts are lying vacant. Work is being done by appointing guest teachers on these posts. The Delhi government further said that the maximum number of 10,956 posts are lying vacant for Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs), who teach children up to class 10. Read this also: Training of principals in 11 new colleges, Singapore, know what else education got in the Punjab budget. The petition was filed by the social jurist. 638 posts of Trained Postgraduate Teacher (PGT) category are lying vacant. The Directorate of Education gave this information in response to a petition filed by a social jurist. In his petition, the social jurist alleged that the government is not showing seriousness regarding the appointment of vacant teacher posts. Next hearing on May 23: Justice Manmeet Pritam Singh Arora directs Directorate of Education and Municipal Corporation of Delhi to file positive affidavits on vacant posts within four weeks and steps taken to fill them, said Ashok Aggarwal of Social Jurist Have given.’ Also read: Agniveers will get 10 percent reservation in BSF recruitment, relaxation in age limit as well. He said, ‘Delhi Subordinate Service Selection Board (DSSSB) has also been instructed to review the demands received from MCD and Directorate of Education and its status. File an affidavit stating. The next hearing on this matter will now be held on May 23.