Chief Minister Kalikho Pul made an impromptu visit to the government higher secondary school to take stock of the various issues on the second day of his two day visit to Tezu.
Moving around the College, the Chief Minister went to inspect the condition of the cycle stand just outside the school’s academic building and also inspected the library, classrooms, water and electrical facilities, toilet facilities, etc
On inspection, he found that none of the pipe had flowing water, all the toilet rooms were in unhygienic conditions and were surrounded by thick jungle bush. The Chief Minister instructed the school principal Eving Lego to conduct social service for the school every Saturday and asked the Tezu Deputy Commissioner Danish Ashraf to ensure its regular conduct.
On inspection of the teacher’s quarters, Tezu MLA Dr Mohesh Chai informed the Chief Minister that the compound was facing encroachment, to which the CM instructed the DC to put an immediate halt to such activities.
It must be mentioned here that the school, established in 1952, is one of the oldest schools in Arunachal Pradesh. The Chief Minister during his visit reminded everyone that this school has produced top bureaucrats of the state and asked the school authority to maintain its reputation.
The Chief Minister also went to the academic building to inspect the condition of the principal’s chamber, staff room, classrooms and the school auditorium.
On inspection it was found that the school infrastructure had outlived its life; the wooden floors were creaking and were broken and the ceilings were also all perforated. The building walls were in dilapidated conditions with broken windows and glasses.
The Chief Minister also inspected the hostel facilities of the school. He first visited the girls hostel. He also took note of the living conditions, its kitchen and the toilet facilities.
Each living room was greatly congested and students had erected temporary partitions with the kitchen and toilet conditions in shambles. The toilet had no running water and kitchen lacked enough rooms.
The Chief Minister instructed the administration to construct overhead water tank for school and hostel so that regular water supply could be maintained.
the Chief Minister directed the administration to make another round of inspection before leaving school campus. He asked them to bring along with them works department vis – PHE, electrical and PWD in their visit to prepare a detailed proposal to meet all requirements of the school, to which the CM assured to provide immediate funds for complete renovation of the school.
The Chief Minister instructed the authority to finish all renovation work before the start of the new academic session this year and said that he would come back for inspection again to check for himself the quality of work.
The Chief Minister also asked the administration to prepare a proposal for complete makeover of the school building. He proposed for a RCC double storied structure.