Khajura, May 24: Chisapani of Banke district has been declared a VDC having access to free and compulsory education.
The declaration was made after all school-going-aged children got enrolled in school education under the door-to-door admission campaign, said the District Education Office.
There are no school-aged children out from the reach of school education and education from grade 1 to 8 has been announced free of cost, said Information Officer of the Office, Mana Prasad Regmi.
Earlier, free and compulsory education was declared in Bageswori and Sitapur VDCs of the district. According to Education Office, preparation is being made to declare some VDCs including Manikapur and Baijapur havign access to free education.
There are 59,289 illiterate in the district and the efforts are on to turn 28,000 illiterate to literate this current fiscal year alone.