300 thousand children in the country still out of school: Education Minister

Kalaiya, April 19: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokharel, has spoken of the need of a revolution in the education sector. 

Speaking at the 'student enrollment guardianship taking and school textbooks distribution programme' organised by the Saraswati Bidya Mandir Basic Primary School at Kalaiya Sub-metropolitan City -7 in Bara district today, the Education Minister said a campaign has been started throughout the country for the development of education.

Minister Pokharel shared that around 300 thousand children across the country were still out of school and the government was doing homework to get them into schools.

On the occasion, mayor of Kalaiya Sub-metropolitan City Rajesh Raya Yadav, provincial lawmaker Mohammad Samir, school inspector Ashok Rauniyar, provincial member of parliament Paras Saha and social worker Geeta Pradhan took guardianship of five dalit children for bearing the educational expenses and other requirements as stationery and school dress of these children, as part of the school enrollment campaign started by the government.

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