Report by Orissadiary bureau; Bhubaneswar: There are 109 Asram Schools in the state. The steps has taken to open more Ashram Schools. The Minister of SC & ST Development and Minorities and Backward classes welfare Bijaya Ranjan Singh Bariha expressed in the House on Saturday on reply to the original question of Bhujabaj Majhi and additional question of Sarojini Hembram, Sudarshan Jena, Padmanav Behera, Gobardhan Das, Karendra majhi, Ramchandra Hansada, Rajendra Chhatria, Dr Prafulla Majhi, Alekh Jena, Aurobinda Dhali, Dambarudhar Ullaka, and Opposition leader Bhupinder Singh.
The Minister further expressed that the government has taken all the steps for development of education of backward students, for which the result of these schools are cent percent. However the staff of these schools need to increase.