Bhopal. Due to the negligence of the Social Justice and Disabled Welfare Department, about five dozen visually and hearing impaired children of Bhopal division are facing problems. Located in front of Pari Bazaar, Shahjahanabad, Bhopal. The hostel of Uma Vidyalaya for the Visually and Hearing Impaired is closed since the beginning of the session this time. Those who were already living in this hostel have been shown the way out. In such a situation, these children are either staying at their relative’s place or are traveling to school after upgradation. There are some children who have stopped coming to school. All these students are from class 1 to 12th.
Dirty water flowing in front of the premises
There are two schools in Sparsh Bhawan which have children from classes 1 to 12, but cleanliness is not visible in and around the premises. The situation is such that dirty drainage water is flowing at the gate of the campus itself, through which one has to pass to go to the residential school.
Two residential schools operated in one campus
Two schools and their hostels are run by the Department of Social Justice and Disabled Welfare in Sparsh Bhawan constructed in front of Pari Bazaar in Shahjahanabad. In these, students from the districts of Bhopal division are given admission. One is a government higher secondary school for the visually and hearing impaired and the other is a government residential school for mentally underdeveloped boys and girls. According to the information, there are separate hostels of 100 seats each for both the schools. About 250 children are enrolled in Uma Vidyalaya for visual and hearing impairment and about 60 children want to stay in the hostel, but the hostel is closed. Although the school is being operated. At the same time, about 52 children are enrolled in the government residential school for mentally underdeveloped boys and girls and 22 are studying in hostels.
Staff shortage continues for a long time
There is a shortage of staff in the government Uma School for Visually and Hearing Impaired and the government residential school for mentally underdeveloped boys and girls for a long time, but the departmental officials have not paid attention to it till now. Now even during the elections, the staff here has been put on election duty. In such a situation, the already deteriorated systems are becoming even worse.
Hostel will start after elections
Bhopal Division JD RK Singh said that at present the hostel is not running. It has not been closed. Many people of this hostel have retired and staff arrangements are being made. In such a situation, the hostel will be started after the elections. I will show it.
Information has been given
Superintendent Prabha Somvanshi said that we have given information to the senior office about the staff. After the elections the hostel will start with complete arrangements.