Alarming decline in education standards at Himachal’s Govt. Schools: CAG
According to a Survey by Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan:
74% of 8th standard students don’t have class-appropriate competence, 20% of Class 3 students in Govt. schools cannot identify alphabets or numbers, 31% schools in the state, catering to 118,036 students, are running from either one or two-room structures, enrollment of students in primary and upper primary schools had decreased by 18% and 23%, respectively, in 2009-14.