Bhawanipatna: Odisha School & Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash today paid surprise visit to several government schools here in Odisha’s Kalahandi district, during which he put on hold salary of three teachers who were absent.
The minister also directed for issuing show-cause notice to the teachers, identified as Sushant Pradhan, Swapna Sethi and headmaster of Bimbadhar Government High School at Karlaguda here.
During the visit, Dash took stock of infrastructure at the schools and also asked questions to the students. He also suggested teachers to emphasize on ensuring active participation of the students while taking classes and make the education process interactive.
The minister had paid similar surprise visits to government schools in the past and taken action against erring teachers.