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    IMPHAL, July 15: Yaiskul MLA E. Suraj Singh has stated that it has become the need of the hour for the government and teachers to find out the cause behind the low percentage of enrollment of students in government schools.
    The MLA stated this during a school uniforms distribution programme jointly organized by the ZEO/District project office, S.S.A, Imphal east and Yaiskul block congress committee at Wangkhei High School.
    Altogether 483 students from eight schools located under the Yaiskul Assembly constituency were distributed free uniforms under the S.S.A scheme.
    Suraj Singh who attended the function as chief guest noted that government schools are mostly attended by students belonging to families living below poverty line. In addition to that government schools when compared with private schools, are unable to produced good pass percentage in high school and higher secondary board examinations.
    He said that the time is ripe to find out the factor behind reluctance of the public in sending their children to government schools and take up measure for its rectification.
    The president of Yaiskul Block Congress Committee, W. Ibotombi Singh, in his presidential speech while urging the public to do away with the culture of putting their trust only in private schools, appealed to them to reap the benefits of various schemes availed in government schools.
    The uniform distribution function was attended by A. Sharmu Singh, ZEO Zone II and project officer of S.S.A, Imphal east, principals of the eight schools and guardians.

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