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40% toilets not working at 41 schools

TNN, 10 November 2014

 

In addition to working out the student-toilet ratio in its schools, the Directorate of Education had also asked schools for “details regarding non-functional toilets.“ An internal memorandum lists 41 schools where more than 40% of the toilets “have been found to be non-functional.“

 

On top of the list is the Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya at Radhey Shyam Park where not even a single toilet is functioning.

 

The memorandum asks the heads of these 41 schools to “explain why the toilets of their schools are still not functional despite repeated instructions from the Directorate of Education by appearing in person in the office of DDE Land & Estate (deputy director, education, land and estate.“ They'd been summoned on Novem ber 3. The me mo also re minds the principals they are “duty bound to keep all the toilets in functional condition.“ Read more....