Assam registers nearly 6% decline in school enrollment

Assam Education Minister, Ranoj pegu recently shared that the state registered a decline of 5.95 per cent in school enrolment, with a total of 70,95,759 students registering in the ongoing year as against 75,44,956 for the academic year 2022-23.

According to sources,  the Student Database Management Information System recorded a shortfall of 4,49,197 students compared to the previous year implied by the minister.

A few reasons for this decline as cited by district officials include, students taking admission in other private schools not registered on the Unified District Information System for Education Plus portal, clearing duplicate enrolment from the database, and migration, the minister added.

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