Education in Tribal language started
Created by nabamaster on Thu, 2011-12-22 16:43
The State Government has imparted training to 200 teachers by the Tribal Regional and
Similarly, 27 teachers have been trained in Ho language while 24 have been given training in Mundari language. Ho and Mundari languages will be taught in tribal schools of Koraput and Sundargarh districts respectively. Official sources said 90 teachers had been appointed on contract basis in eight tribal-dominated districts. Ten more teachers will be appointed soon. The teachers, appointed on contract basis, are getting salary of ` 3,050 each.
The State Government has sanctioned ` 4.95 crore in 2010-11 out of the funds from the Revised Long Term Action Plan (RLTAP) for construction of 10 hostels for Scheduled Caste students with a capacity of 100 each. The hostels are under construction. Measures have also been initiated by the Government for construction of more hostels for the tribal students. Official sources said the State Government sanctioned funds for construction of 288 boys hostels and 1,040 girls hostels in 2009-10 and 1,393 boys hostels and 65 girls hostels in 2010-11. While 345 hostels were completed by October, 250 more are in finishing stage. Steps have also been initiated by the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribe Development Department for strengthening security measures in tribal girls hostels.