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Deadline Over, But No Info from Most BEOs

Some districts haven’t bothered to upload data on school inspections

Published: 29th November 2014 06:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th November 2014 06:34 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: The deadline for Block Education Officers (BEO) to visit private aided and unaided schools in the state to inspect the implementation of safety guidelines is Saturday. But the government has received information on just a handful of schools so far.

There are 21,893 aided and unaided schools in the state but information on just over 300 has been uploaded on the Department of Public Instruction’s website. There are districts which have not even bothered to process the uploading, sources said.

Primary Education Director Anand told Express, “I have also seen the website. As per my information, the visits have gotten over but they need time to upload the information. As the uploading has to be done from 204 blocks, the server is also down.”

He added that all BEOs have been asked to work this weekend to complete the process. “By Monday-Tuesday, the complete information on all the schools will be available online,” he said.

Following the High Court direction on  mandatory implementation of safety guidelines by October 30, DPI had insisted that all BEOs visit the schools in their blocks and upload the information.  During the visits, they were asked to check implementation of safety norms, status of affiliation and availability of staff.

But, as is seen on the website, some of the districts don’t seem to have bothered to upload the information.

Educational districts like Bengaluru South and Bengaluru North, which have the highest number of private aided and unaided schools, have uploaded data on just 10-15 schools.

Bengaluru South has 2,090 schools but information on just 10 schools is available. Bengaluru North has 1,501 schools; data on 16 has been uploaded. And there have been no uploads from Bidar, Raichur, Koppal, Haveri, Ballari, Chitradurga, Kodagu, Chamarajnagar and Yadgir.



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