Thursday, July 05, 2007

Calling Dr. Bombay

This is probably not a textbook you'd like your child to read:
Maha govt sets-up committee to probe spelling mistakes

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Government on Wednesday set up a five-member committee to probe the spelling mistakes in the 10th class textbook `Kumarbharti', which led to the recall of 12 lakh copies of the textbook.

"Innumerable mistakes were found in the textbook which led to its cancellation," an official release said.

"This has caused a major financial loss to the state government, which has faced criticism on the issue," the release said.

"It is seen that there was irresponsibility and dereliction in carrying out the job of printing the textbook," it said. (Read more...)

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