[Jia Web Desk]
Mumbai: The Praja Foundation – an NGO, has come out with a startling revealation. Over 97 thousand students in schools run by BMC are suffering from pyorrhea, skin diseases and anemia – the NGO reported.
Praja Foundation has received this information after filing RTI. The report said, during 2015-16, tests on 2 lakh municipal schools’ students were carried out which showed that over 97 thousand students suffered from pyorrhea. Thereafter, they were also found to be having skin infections and anemia.
Around 10, 000 odd students are having eye-sight problems, the report said.