Odisha govt pulling its socks up to get dropouts back to schools 

The Odisha authorities appears to have finally woken up from its deep slumber and launched a 5-point yojana to carry dropout college students again to varsities. 

The information of over 43,000 college students being absent from showing for Matric examination not too long ago caught headlines and created ripples throughout the State. 

Investigation revealed that a number of circumstances pressured the scholars to drop their examine mid means.

“I need to go to highschool. However the hurdle is the poor monetary situation of my household,” stated a dropout pupil, Padman Goud, Bhanjanagar. 

The attendance share in courses from I to V in Malkangiri, Boudh, Gajapati, Sambalpur and Nuapara districts is beneath 70 %.  The identical in courses from VI to VIII is once more beneath 70 %. 

In case of Class IX and X, the attendance share in 13 districts is much beneath the State common. Surprisingly sufficient, Cuttack and Khordha are additionally among the many 13 districts. 

Equally, the share of attendance of Plus II college students in districts like Gajapati, Sonepur, Bargarh, Kandhamal and Nuapara is portray a dismal image. 

In an effort to get the dropouts again to varsities, the federal government has launched a 5-point yojana. 

“In our district, round 6,200 college students are but to return to varsities. We are going to go to every village to create consciousness amongst dad and mom to ship their kids to varsities,” stated Rayagada Collector Saroj Mishra. 

“An initiative has been taken below which the lecturers would go to from door to door, focus on with the dad and mom and college students and persuade the dad and mom to ship their kids to varsities,” knowledgeable College and Mass Training Minister, Samir Ranjan Sprint on Saturday.

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