Gangtok, 11 FEB:
The Human Resource Development Department today upgraded 17 government schools across the state based on the enrollment at the said schools and demands for upgradation.
Four Secondary Schools have been upgraded to Senior Secondary School level. These are: the Government Secondary Schools at Sichey, Rorathang, Melli and Vok.
Also today, six Junior High Schools were upgraded to Secondary level - Raley, Upper Burtuk, Arithang, Chanatar Rongli and Lower Biring.
The Department also upgraded seven schools from Primary to Junior High School level - Badong Thangsing, Kamarey in the East, Amaley, Maypong, Baisalgoan and Singithang in South and Tathang in West district.