Nearly 1 lakh schools with only one teacher: Government


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There are in excess of 90,000 schools with just single Teacher educating in them at the essential and optional dimension joined, according to the information accessible with the administration, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Satya Pal Singh said in Parliament on Monday.

“According to Unified District Information System of Education (UDISE), 2016-17 (Provisional), there are 92,275 single-instructor Government schools at both basic dimension and auxiliary dimension,” the Minister said in a composed answer in Lok Sabha.

The Minister said that the enrollment, benefit conditions and redeployment of educators are basically in the area of separate state governments and association domains.

“The administration, through the midway supported plan of Samagra Shiksha, gives help to state governments/UTs for extra instructors to keep up proper Pupil Teacher Ratio according to the necessities of the states/UTs.”

“The Central government has been reliably seeking after the matter of speedy enrollment and redeployment of educators with the states and UTs at different fora. Warnings on this issue have additionally been issued to states and UTs every once in a while,” he included.


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