Patna,(BiharTimes): The Bihar government on Friday conceded that there was sharp decline in attend in primary schools of the state.
Replying to a question of Basudeo Singh (CPM) Education Minister P K Shahi said in the state legislative council that attendance in some schools has come down to 50%.
He admitted that despite budgetary allocation of 13% of the total plan outlay, the government has not been able to achieve the target of attendance. He admitted that progress in the education sector was slow. The minister said that the state government do not have any magic wand to make improvements overnight.