Special Correspondent

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Thursday said 253 Middle English Schools in the State did not have headmaster. In reply to a query, School and Mass Education Minister Bishnu Charan Das said the Government had initiated steps to fill 58 trained-graduate and 61 non-TG teachers posts on contract basis.

Higher Education Minister Sameer Dey said 21 government colleges in the undivided KBK districts, Phulbani, Keonjhar and Sundargarh did not have Principals.