Govt to nationalise 2,252 non-MPO pry schools

Primary and Mass Education Minister Dr M Afsarul Ameen on Wednesday said the government will nationalise 2,252 non-MPO monthly pay order registered primary schools within the current month July. “As per the announcement of the Prime Minister, we have taken steps to nationalise around 26,200 non-government primary schools. In the first phase, we’ve already nationalized 22,925 primary schools,” he said at a press conference at the Secretariat in the afternoon.
As part of the government steps, Dr Afsarul Ameen said 2,252 registered primary schools will be nationalized in the second phase within July.
He said the process of nationalization for 960 unregistered primary schools in the next phase will begin January 1 in 2014. The government will nationalize the schools after collecting and scrutinizing the data of the listed schools, teachers and employees.
The process of paying salary and allowances to the teachers of newly nationalized schools will be completed soon, Dr Ameen said.
State Minister for Pr imary and Mass Education M Motahar Hossain also spoke at the press conference. – UNB

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