Pallam Raju: Schools, Colleges falls short of 6 lakh faculty members

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Indian schools and colleges are running out of the faculties, around six faculty positions are lying vacant across India.

According to the HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju, there is a shortage of six lakh faculty members for schools and colleges across the country.

Raju said, we have taken some measures to fill the faculty positions and to provide quality education to all the masses.

Shortage of six lakh faculty in India

HRD Department has taken some preventive measures to recruit the faculty members, enhance the infrastructural facilities to the schools and colleges.

Moreover, other focus areas have been increasing enrollments of students in schools, especially that of girls as well as boys from minority sections. However, increased focus on providing quality education is the need of the hour, the minister added.

Raju also said, Right To Education (RTE) will be implemented in an effective manner without any violations.

From the time of RTE implemented, we have received significant growth in the field of Education. It has provided the excellent infrastructural facilities, enrollment in students and providing the quality education.

A monitoring committee has been formed to take care of the mid-day meal schemes in schools across India. All the state governments have also been advised to adopt safeguards to implement the scheme, the minister said.

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