Guwahati, June 21, 2019
Tripura government has decided to shut down 20 schools in the first phase owing to very low attendance of students and subsequently 137 other schools with only 10 regular students.
The state government has decided to hand over 20 such schools to Indian Tribal Care Trust(ITCT) working under the International Society for Krishna Consciousness(ISKCON) to run these schools with modern facilities and quality education.
The ITCT will sign in a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with the state education department to execute the plan.
The state presents has 4398 government and government-aided schools of which 13 schools have been closed due to the non-availability of students.