Advisor for School Education & SCERT, Government of Nagaland, Dr Kekhrielhoulie Yhome said on Wednesday that "private schools in Nagaland earn crores of rupees annually", according to a DIPR report.
Yhome said this while visiting SDEO office in Niuland near Dimapur today and held a short programme with the district administration and education officials at the DC conference Hall Niuland, the report also said.
While addressing the officials, Yhome stated that private schools in Nagaland earn crores of rupees annually. "So in order to improve our rural livelihoods and our economy, we should try to enrol those private school students to government schools", he said. Despite well trained and highly paid teachers, due to the absence of government teachers in the schools, many students prefer to join private schools, Yhome lamented, the report added.
The purpose of authentication drive that is underway as part of the Teachers Attendance Monitoring System (TAMS) under the Nagaland Education Project- The lighthouse (NECTA) is to know the exact number of employment in the department so that proper rationalisation/redeployment of teachers and staffs can take place in the department.
Meanwhile, deputy commissioner of Niuland district, Sara S Jamir, SDEO of Niuland, Erali Swu and other officers apprised the advisor regarding the needs and inconvenience of the Education department in the district.