36 schools in Bihar lose affiliation for non-compliance

By Shweta

Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) has decided to suspend affiliation of 36 educational institutions across the state for not meeting the required standards to run these institutions in the state.

212 schools and colleges in 31 districts were probed by a committee constituting district magistrates, out of which 36 got their affiliation suspended. They were checked on 18 criteria set up by the Board to run educational institutions.

The 36 schools and colleges have served 15 days show cause notice which asked them to explain the reason for not suspending their affiliation.

"The Board has decided to suspend the affiliation of 36 schools and colleges for their failure to comply with the prescribed norm for running the institutions. These schools and colleges failed to adhere to the criteria and norms set by the Board on which they had taken the affiliation," BSEB chairman Anand Kishore said in Patna.

BSEB chairman Kishore said that most of the schools did not have library, playground, sports equipment, administrative room, etc.

BSEB suspends affiliation of 36 institutes

Buildings of these schools were not constructed as per the criteria and the appointment of teachers and non-teaching staffs was not found satisfactory.

He added that the Board was conducting an inquiry about schools and colleges who were granted affiliation in the past two years.

Officials said that the 212 schools and colleges under probe got their affiliation under the tenure of former BSEB chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh. Singh and his wife have been arrested in the intermediate toppers scam which was exposed three months back.

The students studying in the suspended schools and colleges will be admitted in nearby schools in special circumstances.

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