Imphal: Education minister S. Rajen Singh has instructed the education authorities to initiate appropriate action against teacher absentees after he witnessed some teachers absent during his inspection at different colleges and schools on Tuesday.
The minister was accompanied by higher and technical education commissioner M. Harekrishna Singh, education (U) director, Dr Rangitabali Waikhom and other officials of the department.
The team visited Malom Megha Government High School, Nambol Higher Secondary School, Oinam Girls’ Government High School, Royal Academy of Law, Oinam, Tambal Marik College, Oinam, Nambol L. Sanoy College and S.K. Women’s College.
During his visit at Malom Megha Government High School, minister inspected the newly constructed and renovated classrooms. He visited classrooms and interacted with the students. He informed the students and teachers to use face mask during school hours. Minister also informed the staff to keep the school campus neat and clean.
During his visit at Nambol Higher Seconadary School two teaching staff were found absent while checking the attendance register of the school staff.
He was pleased to see the good attendance of students in the class while visiting S. Kulla Women’s College, Nambol. As informed by the principal, Thambal Marik College, Oinam and vice-principal, Nambol L. Sanoy College, normal classes were conducted on the day. Scrutiny of student union’s election was also held at the colleges. Three staff of the college including one non-teaching staff were found staying away from duty during the visit at S. Kulla Women College. Royal Academy of Law, Oinam was also conducting semester exams during the visit.
Rajen also instructed the college staff to provide face masks to those students who wore no face mask in the classrooms. He also visited different departments of the college. He also interacted with the students. Later, the team visited L. Sanoi College, Nambol and inspected the campus. Five teachers of the college were found absent during the visit at the college.