Tuesday, February 15, 2011

    Sanskrit school facing problem due to death of principal

    Illam: The only Sanskrit school that has been running secondary level education at Maipokhari of Illam has been facing difficulty to run its business following the death of its principal.Thal Prasad Khatiwada, the school principal, died after drowning at pond. Soon after his dead, the school failed to run classes, locals said.

    The students of the school therefore have been unable to carry on their study for a long period
    Meanwhile, owing to a lack of government assistance that should as scholarships to the students, attraction of Sanskrit school among students has decreased. Without the upgradation of infrastructure and sufficient number of teaches, the school will remain unable to run its activity soundly, locals added.

    Likewise, the lower secondary level, Maisthan Sanskrit School has also encountered problem in the lacks of teachers. At there only one teacher is appointed in relief quotas.

    The school has been running a class with the affiliation of Purbanchal Education Regional Directorate. The school has employed three teachers on a rotational basis. Each teacher receives Rs. 40 for per lecture at the classs.

    The municipality, village development committee (VDC) and constituent assembly member Kul Bahadur Gurung extended their support to establish the school. However, the school authority has not received any support from the government, Bhanu Bhakta Bhattarai, secretary of the school management committee, said.He urged with the authority to lend support to steer the school out of crisis.However, without proper amount of budget, it is very hard to run the school, teacher Yam Prasad Bhandari said.

    source:rising nepal