April 16, 2018 08:50 AM NPT
DARCHULA, April 16: Around 2.5 percent school going aged children are still outside schools, according to District Education Office, Darchula.
School going aged children are still out of school, reveals the statistics of Darchula Education Office
As student enrolment across the country is 97.2 percent the district however is found better in the indicator.
Meanwhile, the campaign for student enrolment has begun from Sunday. The campaign has started in two phases with the slogan 'Our collective aspiration; compulsory free basic education', shared acting District Education Officer of Darchula, Jayaraj Pant.
According to last year statistics, as many as 278 students were outside school education. Score of students outside school education this year is yet to be assessed, he added.
Poor financial status of family is found one of the prime causes behind this.
As per the last year data of District Education Office, five students could not attend school due to distance, seven due to physical disability, 10 because of household works, seven due to unwillingness, one because of being worker in a house, two due to child marriage and one because of migration.