DAPORIJO | Jun 29 | The state Governor PB Acharya made a surprise visit to 1979 established Government Middle School, Puchigeko in Upper Subansiri District today which is in a dilapidated condition.
The Governor was astonished and pain to see condition of the school. Walls are wrecked, roofs are leaking and window panes are missing or broken.
Inspite of long journey and busy schedule, the Governor took time out to interact with the students and teachers. He enquired about mid-day meal, books and teachers. He was informed that due to non-allocation of fund and ration, the children were not provided with mid-day meals in the month of June 2017, although the session started a month earlier.
The students, Takek Haam (Cl-VII) and Jumri Lomdak (Cl-VII) with folded hands pleaded the Governor to initiate to provide English and Mathematics teachers. They also pleaded for teacher quarters so that the teachers are regular.
Touched by the request of the students and surprise by the concerns for their teachers, the Governor advised the district administration to look into the issues at the earliest. He also emphasised that the students must be provided with mid-day meals on regular basis
Deputy Commissioner AK Singh, Superintendent of Police Tarung Gusar were also present. (PRO)