Kothari school found ‘locked’; CEO suspends staff

All staff members of Government Primary School Kothari were found absent by Chief Education Officer Ramban on Monday.

All staff members of Government Primary School Kothari were found absent by Chief Education Officer Ramban on Monday.

The CEO was on a surprise visit to various schools of Education Zone Batote.

"Two teachers Rita Devi and Shivani Kholi were placed under suspension by the CEO Mohammad Shreif Chouhan who found the school locked and staff unauthorizedly absent from their duties. He also found students roaming in the school premises in absence of teachers," sources said. 

Locals had reportedly complained before officers about negligence of teachers and sought strict action against them.

Reports said Zonal Education Officer Batote has been directed to conduct enquiry into allegations leveled by the locals against teachers.

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