HAILAKANDI, June 27 - Hailakandi district secured the seventh position in the recently- declared results of Gunotsav, which was held in the LP and ME schools of eight districts on April last.
It may be mentioned here that altogether 66,377 students of 1,519 LP and ME schools of Hailakandi district were covered during the three-day Gunotsav programme. The target of the students during Gunotsav was 78,057 within the district, and among them, 14.80 per cent students were absent during the evaluation.
Education Department sources informed that only three per cent schools of Hailakandi district secured A+ grade, while 32 per cent schools got D grade. The incharge of the District Mission Coordinator of Sarba Siksha Mission (SSA), Dhruba Hathibaruah informed that follow-up action will be taken against the schools which got C and D grade, i.e., after the summer vacation.
In a formal programme at No. 213 Haricharan Mahamaya LP School on Friday, Hathibaruah handed over the A+ grade certificate. In this school, 138 students were evaluated during Gunotsav. Of them, 21 have got A+, while 36 got A grade. Moreover, 24, 22 and 35 students secured B, C and D grade respectively.
The meeting held on the occasion was presided over by the Headmistress of Haricharan Mahamaya Girls� High School Rita Chanda and was addressed by Block Elementary Education Officer Rajesh Chakraborty, Inspector of Schools Najmul Haque Laskar, Amjad Hussain Choudhury, Rakhal Debnath, Tanushree Bhattacharjee, Headmistress of Harakishore High School, Kavita Das, Barid Das, Headmistress of Haricharan Mahamaya ME School Kavita Nath, and Rajesh Nath, among others.
All the speakers stressed on the need of organising Gunotsav annually to assess and upgrade the academic standard of the schools.
Meanwhile, mixed reaction was witnessed among the authorities of different LP and ME schools of Hailakandi district over their poor performance in the Gunotsav programme.