Manipur: 11 more government school teachers suspended

On Tuesday, eight teachers posted at Lamdeng Government High School were suspended for not attending school.


Manipur Education Minister S Rajen Singh pays surprise visits at different schools (PHOTO: Facebook)

Eleven more Manipur government school teachers have been placed under suspension for not attending school. Orders have been issued in this regard by the Directorate of Education(S) on Wednesday.

The suspended teachers include nine from Lamlong Higher Secondary School and two from Khonghampat High School.

Nine teachers of Lamlong Higher Secondary School were found being absent when a surprise visit was conducted at the school by a ministerial team on Tuesday. In continuation of the routine visits and inspection of schools, Education Minister S Rajen Singh paid surprise visits at Khongampat Government High School, Heibongpokpi Government High School and Khurkhul High School, on Wednesday.

While checking the attendance register of the teachers during the minister’s visit at Khongampat Government High School, two teachers were found absent without authorisation. Rajen also inspected the infrastructures of those schools.

The minister said that the surprise visits will continue and try to cover the remaining districts as well. Minister Rajen also appealed to all school staff to be dutiful and sincere to their service at this juncture since Board and Council exams are knocking at the door. He also urged the teachers to work in the interest of the students’ community of the state.

On Tuesday, eight teachers posted at Lamdeng Government High School under Lamsang Assembly Constituency were suspended for not attending school.

The teachers were found absent when Education Minister S Rajen Singh paid a surprise visit at the school. The minister had said that the suspension process of eight more teachers of Lamlong Higher Secondary School who were found absent during the surprise visit is under process.  

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Manipur: Eight government teachers suspended for not attending school

First Published:Feb. 24, 2021, 9:31 p.m.

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