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J&K schools witness 2% dip in enrolment

Srinagar: In a startling revelation, the enrolment of students in government schools across J&K has decreased by two percent.

The revelation, made in official figures, has pointed towards a major challenge being confronted by the government to retain the students and increase enrolment in its schools.

The figures were presented in the recent Project Approval Board (PAB) meeting convened by Secretary Education and Literacy (SEL) in the Department of School Education and Literacy (DSEL), to consider the Annual Work Plan and Budget (AWP&B), 2021-22 under Samagra Shiksha for J&K.

As per the official figures, the enrolment has decreased by 0.2 lakh at the primary level and 0.1 lakh at upper primary level which resulted in a decrease of 0.34 lakh enrolment at the elementary level.