From the brink, a striking turnaround
A govt. LP college that had fewer that 100 college students in 2003 set a document in 2019
The Government Town LP School, Cherthala, was as soon as on the brink of shutting down for need of scholars following an inflow of personal faculties. There had been fewer than 100 college students in its rolls for the 2003-04 educational 12 months. That mentioned, the college has made a exceptional turnaround in recent times. The variety of college students has grown to 882 in 2021. As many as 162 college students have thus far joined Class 1 in the college for the educational 12 months 2021-22, which is the highest amongst authorities faculties (not together with aided faculties) in Alappuzha.
In 2018, the college entered the Best of India Records by enrolling 233 college students in 4 hours on April 12. A 12 months later, it broke that document by admitting 247 college students in lower than one hour on May 3, 2019.
The college, established in 1919, as we speak has certainly one of the largest variety of decrease major college students amongst authorities instructional establishments in the State. Its journey from the brink of closure to certainly one of the most sought-after major schooling establishments in the area was made attainable by the interventions of former college students, distinguished personalities, and lecturers.
Mahatma’s go to
The college presents high quality studying and focuses on English language programmes. Hi-tech school rooms, a devoted web site, library, YouTube channel, language camps, and youngsters’s park are a few of the points of interest on supply at the college, which proudly lays declare to a go to by Mahatma Gandhi on January 18, 1937.
8% rise in admissions
“We are seeing an annual rise of around 8% in new admissions. This shows the trust of parents and well-wishers,” says S. Dhanapal, the headmaster.
Arvind Kumar Pai, a instructor of the college, says good teamwork, backed by high quality studying programmes and help of the public, helped the college obtain the feat. “One challenge is that we do not have enough benches and desks for students when regular classes begin after the pandemic. We expect government support in addressing the issue,” Mr. Pai mentioned.