Orissa HC ask to work on basic facilities for school

The Orissa High Court directed School and Mass Education secretary Aswathy S that, “When the next academic year begins all the primary and upper primary schools in the state must have most of the basic facilities.

The court asked to draw detailed action plan to ensure basic facilities such as classrooms, bench and desks, potable water, toilets, electricity, etc. in primary schools in the state.

The bench also directed the secretary School and Mass Education department to immediately peruse the report which is only a representative sample of seven schools in Boudh and convene a meeting with the collector and DEO and ensure that all funds are immediately released for the repair, upgrade and upkeep of all the seven schools and any other schools which require immediate attention.

Additionally, the court had suo motu registered a PIL on serious inadequacies in the primary education status in the state in 2015.

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