Zunheboto women org. puts up schools’ grievances
Dimapur, July 20 (EMN): The Zunheboto Sumi Totimi Hoho (ZSTH) today appealed the Department of School Education to look into certain grievances of Government Higher Secondary School Zunheboto (GHSSZ) and Shovishe Memorial Government High School Zunheboto (SMGHSZ) with regard to infrastructure and manpower in the interest of the students and the people of Zunheboto in general.
A press release appended by the ZSTH President, Boholi H. Awomi and General Secretary Hukashi R. Awomi, while appealing the state government, stated that the organization visited the two high schools on July 19 2018.
About the Government Hr. Sec. School Zunheboto (GHSSZ), the release stated that the team was saddened to learn that the school was lacking so much behind both in infrastructure and man-power. It stated that there is ‘a shortage of classrooms for secondary section, a pathetic science laboratory building with very less equipments and only one Mathematics teacher in the secondary level. It also said that there is no MIL (Sutsah) teacher for last many years in the school and shortage of English PGT.
Nonetheless, the release stated that the team was very happy to see many positive changes taking place in the school. While expressing optimism at this trend, the release stated that the team learned that ‘the menace of proxy teachers were completely eradicated in the school and the teachers are more sincere and the students more disciplined.
About Shovishe Memorial Govt. High School Zunheboto (SMGHSZ), the release expressed shock to see the condition of the school and stated that ‘even after the upgradation of the school to the Secondary/High School level, nothing has been done for the school’.
Saying that the infrastructure is in a deplorable condition, the release stated that the classrooms very congested, no proper classrooms for Classes IX and X and no Science laboratory. The school is also short of mathematics and MIL (Sutsah) teachers, and the only English Teacher was found to be transferred out from the school without a reliever. “It is learnt that the school has to deny admissions to many students due to lack of infrastructure and teachers,” the release stated.
In this connection, the ZSTH appealed the ‘Government of Nagaland and the Department of School Education to look into the grievances of GHSSZ and SMGHSZ and do the needful both in infrastructure and in manpower so that these schools can do justice to students studying in the school in particular and the people of Zunheboto in general”.