Bhubaneswar:6/4/17:Reviewing the textbook supply meeting,Odisha School & Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra
said that 42.5% books have been supplied so far this year while the percentage was 50.3% last year.
“The state government supplies 2.78 cr4ore textbooks to Class I to VIII students in schools. This year, 42.5% books have been supplied so far”, he said.
The highest percentage of textbooks has been supplied to Puri district with 60%, while 50% books have been provided to schools of other districts.
He said that there were some issues with the agencies assigned for printing and binding and the matter has been resolved.