Chhattisgarh govt to launch award schemes for all primary, middle schools
government, to increase quality in education, has decided to launch award
scheme for primary and middle schools in all the 146 development blocks of the
state. Conform to the guidelines of chief minister Dr Raman Singh this year is
being celebrated as “education quality year” and on his directive, this award
scheme also being launched.
and Tribal Development minister Kedar Kashyap on Friday said that after
selecting total 292 schools - one excellent primary and one excellent middle
school from each development block – from the state, award would be given to
them on the Independence Day 2014 and the Republic Day 2015 under the scheme.
For that, evaluation of schools would be done by any third party (UNICEF or any
other institution) in the last week of July and December this year and their
district-wise grading done at state level.
The minister said
that under the scheme, a committee under the block education officer would be
constituted in each block for the selection of schools. Assistant Commissioner
Tribal Development and CEO Janpad Panchayat would be the members of the
committee. The department has issued a circular in this respect to all
collectors, CEOs of District Panchayats, district education officers and
assistant commissioners of Tribal and Scheduled Caste Development Department.
As per the
circular, for the selection of school, an evaluation statement will be filled
in which cleanliness of schools, painting, tree plantation, preparations at
kitchen shed for midday meal scheme, number of children of the age group of
6-14 years in village before the school admission campaign; number of children
of the age group registered in school, number of non-admitted and school
dropout children after July 20, average attendance of children and teachers in
the school from June 16 to the day of evaluation, maintenance of textbooks at
school and their utilisation, details of meetings of school management
committee, details of meetings of teacher-parents committee after the school
admission campaign and other criterion made by the selection committee will be
included. Teachers will also be evaluated.
separate evaluation statement would be filled for the award on Republic Day, in
which, comparative study of quarterly and half-yearly valuation of class-wise
education quality and monthly attendance of children, besides cleanliness
arrangement of school will be included.