Sindhulimadhi, April 21
More than 13,000 children are still out of school in Sindhuli, according to the District Education Office.
District Education Officer Badri Bahadur Pathak said,“The district has a total of one lakh children of school going age. Of them, more than 13,000 children are still outside school,” said Pathak, adding most of out-of-school children were from impoverished and marginalised communities.
Pathak stated that they would take initiatives to enrol all out-of-school children in the district during this year’s enrolment campaign.
Student enrolment campaign has already kicked off in the district.
Door to door visit, poster publication, meeting with parents/guardians, among other activities, will be carried out as part of the campaign.
A version of this article appears in print on April 22, 2016 of The Himalayan Times.