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Online attendance for teachers, students in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to introduce online attendance of teachers and students to improve quality education in schools.

School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash said the system will be introduced on a pilot basis in one school in every district and it would be extended to other schools if found successful.

The Minister informed that a new student helpline number 14417 has been launched by the state government.

He further informed that as many as 100 schools will be identified as ‘School of Excellence’ where spoken English and computer education will be imparted.

For this, other infrastructure-related assistance will be provided to those 100 schools, Dash added.