“Udalguri district administration has taken up several tough measures to improve the academic atmosphere in the schools of the district for better education to students.District administration will launch massive operations to ensure punctuality of students and teachers in all the schools.Strict actions will be taken against those teachers if found irregular in duties”.So said Thaneswar Malakar, noted writer cum Deputy Commissioner of Udalguri at a function organised at Kalaigaon to felicitate a few meritorious students,who had passed the last HSLC examination securing distinction and star marks. ”Kendukalai”a socio-economic organisation of Kalaigaon organised the programme at Kalaigaon Circle Office premises at 3 pm on June 8.The DC on the occasion remarked that he had already started visiting schools to monitor punctuality and regularity of the teachers and students.He advised teachers to attend school positively at 10 am and to complete courses regularly.He even advised headmasters and principals to take minimum three classes in a day. The DC also gave instructions on other important matters like – arrangement of regular staff meeting,meeting with the guardian for improvement of the educational environment, invitation to ex. meritorious students and arrange discussion about the classes and improvement of education, special tutorial class during holidays,reduction of the holidays and arrangement of all kind of condolence meeting only after 4th period.At the same time the DC advised students to show respect to parents and teachers. Noted journalist Bhargab Kumar Das anchored the proceeding of the felicitation meeting which was also address by Gitali Kalita, Principal, Deomornoi TDC College;Hareswar Baishya, Principal (Retd), Outala HSS; Gopal Borah, HM (Retd), Bholabari HS;,Kandeswar Deka, Principal,Kalaigaon HSS.Madhab Sarma,Principal,JNV Kalaigaon presided over the meeting.The felicitated students were- Birinchi Bhardwaj, Nilotpala Saharia, Biswajit Bora,Dhiraj Deka, Mokhtar Ali Ahmed (Kalaigaon HSS);Jugal Kishore Baishya, Joyshree Barman and Kalyan Tamuli (Pachim Silpota HS); Satabdi Sarkar (BLES,Kalaigaon);Plutuma Boro (Sunjwrang HS,Kalaigaon).Gitanjali Sarma, another meritorious girl belonging to a very poor family was also felicitated in the meeting.The DC awarded her with an amount of Rs.1000 as special reward.
It needs mention that although situated in most remote disturbed areas and hit by frequent bandhs,students belonging to both private and overspecialised schools have shown satisfactory performance in the examinations.In the HS (CBSE), JNV, Kalaigaon school topped the success list with 98.5% success.Students of Kalaigaon College and Kalaigaon HSS have shown excellence in HS examination with 94% and 84 % success. In the HSLC examination Kalaigaon HSS topped the success list among the government schools in Udalguri district with 90% success. Out of 108 students,97 passed.(2 with distinction marks, 3 star marks and 13 in first division). Students of Bholabari HS and Pachim Silpota HS also performed very well with 100 % success.The results of a few other provincialised schools of Kalaigaon area are -Sunjwrang HS, 95 %; Kalaigaon Girls HS,84% ;Tengabari Janata Vidyapith HS, 83% and BLES Kalaigaon, 90 %.