Bhubaneswar: The Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash today paid a surprise visit to the Block Education Office (BEO) in Balianta block in Khurda district.
According to reports, the Education Minister reached the BEO office at around 10.40 am today and found only two employees present there. Dash then went through the attendance sheet and pointed out some erring staff who were absent during working hours.
Expressing serious concern over this, the Education Minister ordered deduction of one day’s salary of the employees absent today. He also issued show-cause notices to the absent employees.
Later, he visited Nuapatna UP School and Pratap Shasan High School in that locality, where he checked the attendance of teachers and interacted with the students.