Ensure admission of poor children in 25 pc seats in private schools: Collector
RAJNANDGAON: Instructing to take necessary steps under the Right
to Education Act, collector Ashok Agrawal asked the district education officer
(DEO) to provide admission to children belonging to poor families in 25 per
cent seats in private schools. He asked the DEO to gather information about the
poor children admitted in private schools under the RTE.
While addressing officers at the weekly time-limit meeting here
on Wednesday, the collector asked to hand over responsibility to nodal officers
for the effective implementation of the Act. He asked to hold School Admission
Mela in Government Baldev Prasad Mishra School on May 26.
In the meeting, the collector issued instructions to register
birth and death in 30-bed hospitals in the rural and urban areas and to send
its monthly report to the district statistics office. No fee will be collected
on birth-death registration within 21 days. He asked to collect birth-death
monthly report from village panchayats on a regular basis. For the birth-death
registration work, responsibility has been given to district planning and
statistics office, village panchayat, urban bodies and health department.
For distribution in unapproachable villages during rainy season,
the collector instructed the district manager, Civil Supplies Corporation, to
ensure storage of foodgrains, kerosene oil and Amrit salt in PDS shops by May
30. He asked the district marketing officers to ensure lifting of paddy from
While collecting information about lifting chemical fertilizers
and seeds from cooperative societies, the collector asked to make the field
staff of the agriculture department active to encourage farmers for advance
lifting of chemical fertilizers. He instructed to make wide publicity about the
provision of rebate on lifting fertilizers up to May 31.
The collector instructed to put alum and lime in the lakes of
rural areas where the water has become muddy and chlorinisation of handpumps
for the purification of water sources during May. He asked the corporation SDO
to complete construction of retaining wall on the Shivnath river in Mohara and
the work of soil filling and concrete block by May 31.
The collector asked the officers of Chhattisgarh State Power
Distribution Company and the Agriculture Department to complete the target of
river-rivulet energisation scheme.
District Panchayat CEO Dr Priyanka Shukla, additional collector
D Singh, Municipal commissioner TK Verma, joint collector Leena Mandavi, SDM
Swati Shrivastava, BL Gajpal, Lokesh Chandrakar, Markandey and Kashyap were
present in the meeting.