Attendance in school climbs up after Minister's visit, 'Things improvising': Minister


Having achieved more than 93 per cent literacy, Tripura is not resting on its laurels. The state government, specially the department of school education, is deeply concerned over “very low” attendance in schools across the state. Once concerned with the low attendance among the teachers and students in different government aided schools in the state, the state education minister Ratan Lal Nath on Thursday said, "Things started improvising in schools after my visit."

"Most of the schools are improvising the deteriorated infrastructure," adding to this the minister claimed, "Attendance started climbing up in the schools." The Minister was addressing the media persons in a press conference held at Agartala on Thursday evening.  

Mr. Nath said, "My department is mounting all out effort to improvise and upgrade the educational sector of this state in a bid to adopt our children compete in the national and international level."

"We are committed towards upgrading the skills of teachers as well," adding to this Mr. Nath said, "I am happy to inform that positive response is coming up from better half of the schools that I have visited so far." He also said, "My intention of visiting the schools was not to show cause anyone rather to upgrade the educational infrastructure."

However Mr. Nath later in a press conference said that he will now visit different government run degree colleges of this state to take a note of situation there.