Ganjam: A woman Primary School teacher in Ganjam district was suspended today after a video of her dozing off in a class went viral on social media.
Block Development Officer S. Giridhara suspended Assistant Teacher, Sumit Nayak of Shree Rangrajpur Primary School under Kukudakhandi block on charges of dereliction of duty. Also, Sumit was asked to report at Belamsahi school during the period of her suspension.
A video of the woman teacher taking nap during classes went viral on social media, following which the disciplinary action has been taken against her on basis of a preliminary inquiry, said an official.
A student’s parent said the student strength of Shree Rangrajpur Primary School is 20 and two teachers were engaged to take classes. Every day as many as eight students attend classes. But due to irregularities in attendance of teachers, classes were taken properly, alleged the parent.