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80% Mizoram students get drinking water in school

Mizoram government said that more than 80 per cent of students in the state have been provided with drinking water in the educational institutions.



Aizawl: Mizoram government on Tuesday said
that more than 80 per cent of students in the state have been
provided with drinking water in the educational institutions.

Education Secretary Esther Lalruatkimi said 81 per
cent of primary schools were provided water while it was 88
per cent, 65.82 per cent and 100 per cent coverage in middle
schools, high schools and higher secondary schools
respectively.

She said this during a consultation held here with
authorities of both government and private institutions.

Availability of separate urinals for boys and girls
was 53.42 in Aizawl district, she said, adding that 100 per
cent achievements on this reported from majority of other
districts was doubtful.

She urged the school authorities to give factual
reports so that the Supreme Court, which instructed the
governments to provide 100 per cent drinking water and urinals
to the students, would be provided with factual information by
the state government.

PTI

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