18 months after the floods a government girls school in Chatorkhand remains in shambles
Chatorkhand, February 13: (TR) The Government Girls Primary School of Chatorkhand remains in shambles despite of a lapse of 18 months. Girls have been shifted to a boys’ school, many have stopped education.
According to details the school was affected during the August 2010 floods. The students were temporarily taught for some time in tent schools. Later they were shifted to a Boys’ school. Some of the girls, reportedly, stopped coming to the school.
The government authorities, in the meanwhile, have failed to carry out any repair or maintenance work on the school building. Widow pans and electricity switch boards have been damaged, while some rooms and boundary walls are prone to further flooding.
The people of Chatorkhand have demanded of the Governor Syed Pir Karam Ali Shah, himself a resident of the village, and the government of GB to look into the matter and resolve the issues being faced by the students due to lack of a safe school building.