PRAYAGRAJ, July 5 -- A number of primary and high schools in the district are all set to be upgraded soon.

Under Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, a proposal has been sent to the state government to upgrade 22 upper primary schools functioning in Prayagraj district to high schools making them eligible to impart education to class 9 and class 10 students too, district education officials say.

Likewise, 12 existing high schools have also been recommended to be upgraded as inter colleges to open their gates to students of classes 11 and 12 also, they add.

"As of now, 1,000 government-run upper primary schools besides 15 government high schools and 19 government intermediate colleges are running in Prayagraj district," said Vinay Kumar, the assistant...