Odisha: S & ME Dept Launches Students' Helpline Number '14417'

25 October 2019

Debashish Maharana

Bhubaneswar: The School and Mass Education Department on Friday launched a Students Helpline number for assistance of students of Government schools across the State. The number 14417 can be used by the students for raising grievances.

The Department also announced that 'online attendance' system will be launched on pilot basis one school of each district. With this system, the attendance record of teachers and students can be remotely monitored by higher authorities.

This apart, 100 best schools of the State will be selected as School of Excellence (SoE). At these SoEs spoken English and computer education will be imparted and major infrastructure projects will be taken up, the S & ME Department stated.

Samir Ranjan Das, Minister, S&ME Department