National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the AP government. NHRC responded to the lack of schools in tribal villages. Alluri district has sought an explanation from the state government on the absence of a school in Jajulabanda.
It was spread that there is no school for 60 students in the village and the students are unable to go to school by crossing the hills for 6 kilometers. A voluntary service organization responded to the students’ search and set up a temporary school.
The case was taken up by the NHRC suo moto. She questioned the government as to why the teacher was not appointed in the school set up by the NGO. It ordered to tell what steps were taken to establish the school.
NHRC issued a notice to the Andhra Pradesh government seeking an explanation as to why despite requests the authorities have not been able to set up any school in the Jajulabandha tribal hamlet in Alluri Sitharama Raju district of AP.
National Human Rights Commission said there are 60 children aged between 1-10 years in the tribal hamlet. An NGO has spent about Rs 1.2 lakhs for construction of the makeshift school and also provided the books and the blackboards.