Poverty keeps 4.5 per cent children out of school


“Kanchanpur district has seen some improvement in the education sector in terms of school-age children attending schools, but about 4.5 per cent of them are still deprived of education, mainly because of poverty.

According to Kanchanpur District Education Office, 6 per cent children (aged between five and eleven) did not have access to schools last year. “This year’s student enrollment campaign has been successful in bringing more children to schools,” said Padam Raj Bhatta, deputy secretary at DEO. ”

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