57 private elementary schools in Ahmedabad will close, said the DEO.

Ahmedabad city's district education officer orders closure of 57 privately run primary schools . The number of private primary schools in the area has increased in recent years .

AHMEDABAD, ADRESS: Due to a low student population, Ahmedabad city's district education officer ordered the closing of 57 privately run primary schools on Saturday.The DEO sent out notices and advised schools to file for closure within a week with the necessary documents.According to reports, the schools that have been ordered to close had less than 20 students per class.Some schools had just one student, but a few others did not have one.

Though the number of private primary schools in the area has increased in recent years, many of them lack basic facilities, such as teaching staff, according to sources.These schools find it difficult to attract students.