Imphal, May 29: Even as the Manipur government still is searching for a way to discourage private tuition culture by government schools or college teachers, Assam government has banned private tuition or engagement to private educational institutions of government college teachers.
In an office memorandum issued by Ajay Tiwari, (IAS), Principal Secretary to the Govt. of Assam, Higher Education department, it is stated that the department has received information about who are substantively holding post in Provincialised and government degree colleges are engaging in private tuition centers /coaching centers hampering classroom attendance. This trend spreads a sense of insecurity amongst college students where they tend to believe that they will not be able to do well unless they too take private tuition.
The trend make the student attend in private tuition or coaching class by even skipping normal classes.
The office memorandum further stated that engagement of private tuitions or at private coaching center by any regular and teachers of provincialised and government degree college has been banned. However, government teachers are encourage in calling students to their home for remedial teaching but the number of students should not be more than 4.
It may be mentioned that the state of Manipur has been facing serious problem of tuition culture by either govt. school or college teachers. but as of now the government is still yet to announce any such move.