Berhampur, Sept 25 (LocalWire): The problem of lack of teachers in Odisha Adarsha Vidyalayas in Ganjam district is likely to be solved in the next two months as 900 teachers will be recruited for these schools across the state.
As many as 214 OAVs are functioning in the state and of them 22 are situated in each block of Ganjam district.
‘By end of November, a New Delhi based recruitment agency will recruit teachers for OAVs in the state’ Bijay Kumar Sahoo, adviser to the OAV Sangathan said on Tuesday during a meet attended by Ganjam Collector Vijay Amrut Kulange, principals and block education officers.
Sahoo reviewed the functioning of OAVs in the district at Chhatrapur.
He is also scheduled to visit other OAVs in the state to take stock of the situation and availability of the infrastructure facilities in the school while interacting with the students, teachers and parents.
‘We want to make OAVs the best schools in the country in terms of enrollment, results etc’ Sahoo said.
‘During the review, we did not find any major problems in the OAVs except the lack of teachers,’ he added.
Out of the sanctioned 22 principal posts for 22 schools in the district, 13 are vacant.
Similarly, of the 80 PGT (post-graduate-trained) and 192 trained graduate teachers sanctioned for the district, 48 and 43 posts respectively are lying vacant.
Arts teacher (6), computer teacher (5) and music teacher (13) posts are also lying vacant.
‘Despite lack of teachers, the first batch of Class X students obtained good results this year,’ said district education officer (DEO) Sanatan Panda.
‘In the class X Board examinations OAV schools had a passs percentage of 94.34, while three schools achieved 100% results,’ he added.
Government has opened Plus II in five OAVs this year in the blocks of Hinjili, Khallikote, Kabisurya Nagara, Rangeilunda and Sheragada with intake capacity of 80 students.
During his visit Sahoo also inaugurated the smart classroom and website of Onslow institution, Chhatrapur, under Mo School Abhiyan.