Imphal: Education Minister S. Rajen Singh has said that appropriate action will be taken against the headmaster of Singa Upper Primary School for not complying with the state government’s order during this pandemic juncture.
Speaking to the media at his residence at Salam, Minister Rajen said that a report of conducting coaching classes in Upper Primary School, Singa in Thoubal district has been circulated through local dailies Wednesday. A student organization, while conducting a surprise visit after receiving complaints in this regard, found conducting coaching classes in this school, he added.
The Minister maintained that we are at a very critical period because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our priority at this juncture is to save the lives of our people. It is very unfortunate if any individual or official disrespects the order of the government during this very pandemic hour.
He said that the Director of Education (S) has been instructed to take up appropriate action against such government officials. Action will also be taken up against those private schools authorities by cancelling recognition if found violating government orders, the Minister added.