‘Make efforts to provide quality education in Govt Schools’

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Feb 2018 09:50:32


Staff Reporter

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 Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.
Shah instructed to pay special attention to all the necessary arrangements besides security in hostels of School Education Department. Shah was addressing the State-level meeting of district project coordinators and principal DIET held at Narmada Bhavan of Bhopal on Tuesday.

Shah further mentioned that District Institute of Education and Training (DIET) plays an important role in quality education. He told that DIET should be developed in such a form that it should carved its niche at 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 modernisation of State’s DIET. Kunwar Shah informed that an amount of Rs 30 crore has been approved for infrastructure development of DIET in the State. He instructed to decide uniform for the staff members 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 national festivals, biography of great personalities and local traditions besides newspaper should be developed in the children. He mentioned that a policy has already been prepared for posting the family members of soldiers, who are stationed on the borders of the country, near to their homes. 

Shah said that directives have been given to departmental officers to write to the State Public Service Commission to fill vacant posts of lecturers in DIET and other 450 posts.
National Achievement Survey 2017 was reviewed in the meeting. It was informed that the survey was conducted for class III, V and VIII. 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’ and cycle and uniform distribution programme were also reviewed in the meeting.

Principal Secretary 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 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.