Chhattisgarh CM takes stringent decisions to increase education quality in schools
RAIPUR: Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh, in order to increase
quality of education in schools of the state, has taken stringent decisions in
larger interest of children. In the meeting of School Education, Panchayat and
Tribal Development departments here on Saturday evening, the chief minister
held serious deliberations on the condition of education in rural areas.
School education and tribal development minister Kedar Kashyap,
Panchayat and Rural development minister Ajay Chandrakar, chief secretary Vivek
Dhand, additional chief secretaries DS Mishra and NK Aswal, principal secretary
panchayat and rural development MK Raut, PS to chief minister Aman Kumar Singh,
secretary school education Dinesh Shrivastava and other senior officers were
present in the meeting. It has been decided in the meeting to launch Gram Suraj
model education quality campaign.
The chief minister, to increase teaching days in schools,
instructed to reduce Dussehra and Dipawali holidays. He said, instead of giving
22 holidays, give only 3 holidays for Dussehra and 5 days for Dipawali. After
the annual examination, from April 1 to 30, per day 5 hour study should be done
on a regular basis, he instructed.
Singh said that quarterly, half-yearly and annual valuation of
study of schoolchildren should be done compulsorily and parents or guardians
should be made aware of the progress of the child by sending report card of
each child. He asked to hold parents meeting in every two months in the
presence of local sarpanch and teachers.
The chief minister said that painting and cleaning of all the
schools in the state should be done before June 15 at war footing, by launching
In the meeting, it has been decided to prepare proposal for
opening Kasturba Gandhi School, Model School, Navodaya School and Central
Schools in all the newly formed districts. The chief minister asked the
district in-charge minister and in-charge secretary to visit the districts
under their charge on a regular basis and to inspect the schools there.
In view of less number of lecturers in maths, science and
English subjects in high schools and higher secondary schools in the state, it
has been deliberated to invite application at all India level for the filling
of vacant posts by direct appointment through Vyapam.