The Punjab Education Minister Om Prakash Soni has given assurance to teachers that promotions in lecturers and Head Master Cadre will commence soon.During a meeting with the Sanjha Morcha of teachers association, Mr Soni said that the demand for changes in rationalization policy will be considered sympathetically. He mooted a new proposal for the regularization of 5178 teachers, who are currently receiving a salary of Rs. 7500. Under this proposal, the salary of these teachers will increased by Rs. 10000 from 1st April every year until they get the full scales. Apart from this, the Education Minister also proposed to increase the wages of the education volunteers and other teachers.Soni said that the matter pertaining to constitute an advisory committee to strengthen the educational structure of Punjab is under consideration. During the meeting, teachers of five societies were given two options of which one proposal was to be regularization chance on the salary of 10300 and another one was to continue working on the current salary in the respective society.Regarding FIRs filed against those who opposed the 'Parho Punjab, Paraho, Punjab,' programme, Mr. Soni divulged that they should respond to show cause notices in due time. After this the cases will be resolved. The Minister also proposed five percent increase in wages of Sikhya Service Providers and other categories every year which are currently getting very less salaries. He asked the teachers to respond to these proposals within a week.On the questions about transfers, Mr. Soni said that the transfers have been done in a transparent manner and the policy is in the process of being finalized.