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Report sought on Nakodar school upgrade

punjab Updated: Jul 03, 2013 20:04 IST
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The Punjab government has sought a report from education department principal secreatry Anjli Bhawra on the upgrade policy of schools.

Superintendent grievances removal department (grievance removal branch) has asked Bhawar to take cognigance of a report registered in this regard and has aksed for an action taken report in this regard.

Residents of Nakodar had lodged a complaint against the failure of the state education department to upgrade the high school in Nakodar to senior secondary level.

Councillor Aditya Bhatara said that the Punjab and Haryana high court had directed the principal secretary to take representation from Nakodar residents for upgradation on record, to no avail. He complained that no officialfrom the state government had bothered to even listen to their plea for the many years and officials were not even following high court orders.

Residents said that the Nakodar high school was established in 1856 and fulfilled all conditions laid downby the government for its elevation to the senior secondary level. After passing out of high school, students were forced to take admission in a private school and all families could not afford such high fees.