HSEB urged for improved infrastructure

MADHYAPUR THIMI: Minister for Education, Ram Chandra Kushwaha, Sunday directed the Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB) to improve the physical infrastructure in the higher secondary schools affiliated to it so as to accommodate the SLC graduates.

Speaking at a programme organised by the HSEB on its premises, Ram Chandra Kushwaha said, “As the government has already decided to phase out the Proficiency Certificate level, the HSEB should be ready to adjust all the School Leaving Certificate pass outs of this year in the plus two schools.”

The minister also stressed on the need for giving autonomy to the HSEB so that it would be able to develop its curriculum on its own.

According to Education

Act, the Ministry of Education has been assigned to design the curriculum for Grade

XI and XII.

He was of the opinion that the Higher Secondary Education Board should improve

its examination system

and monitoring mechanism to contain the current irregularities.

During the programme, HSEB Vice-Chairman, Upendra Koirala, and its member secretary, Ram Bahadur Khadka, presented annual progress reports and future programmes.

According to Khadka, a

recently-held board meeting of the Higher Secondary

Education Board also approved the affiliation of 286 new community schools across the country.