Thursday, July 26, 2007

Over 90,000 schools in India don't have blackboards!

The news report is here. Some highlights:

Nearly 90,000 elementary schools [about 8 percent] across the country do not have a blackboard, says a new government survey.


Of the schools without blackboards, 21,699 also did not have teachers, the study revealed. [...]

Besides blackboards, thousands of the schools also did not have buildings, drinking water facilities, toilets, boundary walls and playgrounds. [...]


  1. Anonymous said...

    Oh that was sad. 90,000 schools in India don't have blackboards? How did the teacher and the children manage that? No toilets and water facilities? And specially playground----so sad to hear that....

    I hope that your government will do something about that----hopefully!