The Manipur Students' Federation president Khangembam Bidyasagar said that the student's body is committed to continue the ‘School Faghathansi’ mission for bringing a better education system in the society.
IFP Editorial: It remains unclear who authorised the opening of schools with the state authority yet to issue any official statement. However, the problem is poor mobile connectivity and almost no internet access in the sub-division while both parents and teachers were mostly concerned with the closure of schools
On June 16 the Directorate of Education directed schools to charge 50 per cent of regular monthly fees from students during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Schools which do not conduct online classes or any other activities during the pandemic should not collect student tuition fees from the parents, the United Association of Recognised Private Schools Association Manipur (UARSoM) stated.
SPDPO questioned where the funds collected in the name of school admissions are and stated that the same could be applied for government school and college teachers as well.
The Directorate of Education(s)-Manipur had directed all the school authorities in the state to immediately stop the process for admission to new academic sessions for all classes
The first ever phone-based ASER survey was conducted in September 2020
The School Students’ Parents and Guardians Association of Churachandpur expressed gratitude to private schools.
Data reflects huge ‘learning deficit’ among large proportions of rural children in Manipur. Most of the government schools in the state enroll no students at all.
The Hill District Private School Association has cautioned the state government that exemption of tuition fees for students from April to July may result in closure of schools.
"The private schools are contributing for the welfare of the state regardless of the uncertainties which lie ahead."
Th Radheshyam said many parents have complained that private schools have closed the admission process of class XI.
"Such examination must be discouraged as it will create substantial apprehension, anxiety and tension to the tender children."
The student bodies also demanded installation of COVID-19 testing laboratories in all the hill district headquarters for facilitating faster and extensive testing of people quarantined in the centres immediately.
A circular issued by commissioner (Education-Schools), T Ranjit has directed the schools to provide the information as per a format which includes number of students, number of teaching and non-teaching staffs, various fees, salary of teachers, among other things.