Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
Minister for School Education Kunwar Vijay Shah said that efforts should be made to provide quality education under the clean atmosphere to the children pursuing studies in government primary and middle schools for the success of Sarvashiksha Abhiyan.
He instructed for paying special attention on all the necessary arrangements besides security in the hostels of School Education department. Kunwar Shah was addressing the state level meeting of District Project Coordinators and Principal DIET held at Narmada Bhavan of Bhopal today.
Minister Kunwar Shah further mentioned that DIET plays an important role in education quality. He told that DIET should be developed in such a form that it should carved its niche at the national level.
Forty five teachers training institutes are functional in the state. He gave directives for conducting a study tour of the prestigious DIET of the country for the modernization of state’s DIET. Kunwar Shah informed that an amount of Rs. 30 crore has been approved for the infrastructure development of DIET in the state. He instructed to decide the uniform for the staff and teachers of DIET.
He stated that there is a need for wardens training, since the post holds very important role in hostel. Wardens should be imparted training on subjects like happiness, child psychology and moral education during the summer vacation.
Moreover, he said that the habit of reading about the national festivals, biography of great personalities and local traditions besides news paper should be developed in the children.
He mentioned that a policy has already been prepared for posting of the family members of the soldiers, who are stationed on the borders of the country, near to their homes. Minister Kunwar Shah said that directives have been given to the departmental officers to write to the State Public Service Commission to fill the vacant posts of lecturers in DIET and other 450 posts.
Reviews National Achievement Survey and Shala Siddhi Programme
The National Achievement Survey-2017 was reviewed in the meeting. It was informed that the survey was conducted for class 3,5 and 8.
There is a small difference in the evaluation percentage between the boys and girls students and students pursuing studies in urban and rural area.
Narsinghpur district has bagged first position in this evaluation process. Moreover, Shala Sidhi Programme, Ek Parisar Ek Shala Satyapan, Cycle and Uniform Distribution programme were also reviewed in the meeting.
Principal Secretary Smt. Deepti Goud Mukherjee gave directives for downloading M-Shiksha Mitra App. She said that all must possess list of mentor schools. She also gave instructions for regular inspection of the government schools by the DIET.
Director State Education Lokesh Jatav said in the meeting, that there should be uniformity in the enrolment statistics of students in schools. On the basis of these statistics, facilities like uniform and scholarship are provided to the students.