IMPHAL, October 17: The Parents Committee of the Kasturva Gandhi Ballika Vidyalaya Andro Luokochum Students has sought upgradation of the school upto class X.
Speaking to media persons at a press meet at the Manipur Press Club today, secretary of the committee Knsam Naji Leima said the school was established in the year 2013 for girl students of class VI to VII with the aim to provide free quality education to students from poor and destitute families from the remote areas.
She said the State Education minister Moirangthem Okendro had assured in the past to upgrade the school upto class X.
Construction of the school had been completed under the watch of local MLA Th Shyamkumar who took the brunt of the burden in completing the construction however, till date the school is yet to be inaugurated, she said.
Now the students who have passed out from the school is finding it hard to get admission in other schools, she said.
Now, students of the school are being mass transferred to class XI at the Moirangpurel Government High School, she said.
She continued this year 35 girl students had passed out from class VIII.
She further appealed to the concerned authorities to inaugurate the school as well as upgrade the school to a high school.
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