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Over 13,000 children out of school in Sindhuli

Himalayan News Service

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.

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