Textbook shortage hits Humla students

KATHMANDU: Students of northern parts of Humla district have been deprived of textbooks even after five months of the start of the academic session.

Students and teachers complained that regular classes in eight government schools of two VDCs in the northern part have been affected due to lack of textbooks to the students.

Three primary schools in Limi and five in Muchu have not been provided with the textbooks so far, according to parents and students.

Sajha Publication is solely responsible for school textbooks printing and transportation but the textbook supply has been in limbo as information of the agent has not been given so far, headmaster of Saipal Lower Secondary School, Dev Bahadur Budha said.

He said remaining textbooks of last year have been reused and they are facing difficulties due to lack of textbooks, he added. RSS

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