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Printing work of textbooks to start from Thursday: Dipu Moni

Printing work of textbooks to start from Thursday: Dipu Moni

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The printing work of textbooks will start from Thursday with aim to distribute those among students on the first day of 2023, said Education Minister Dipu Moni on Wednesday.

“We want to distribute textbooks on time as well as maintaining their quality,” the minister told reporters in reply to a question at the Secretariat.

“Now if paper pulp is not available, then we have to provide paper even if it is secondary pulp. There will some differences in the quality of paper, but we have to ensure acceptable quality,” she added.

Dipu Moni said it is not possible to check all 35 crore textbooks. “We try our best to maintain the quality as much as possible.”

The government celebrates textbook festival on the first day of every year to distribute new books among students which was not held in the last two years due to Covid pandemic.

Now the pandemic is under control, the government wants to return to the old tradition, said the minister.

On October 29, Dipu Moni said textbooks will be distributed at schools countrywide on the first day of 2023.