Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani today launched the 7th statewide Gunotsav from a primary school at Kalasar village in Chotila taluka in Surendranagar district.
This is part of two-day campaign for qualitative improvement of 34,000 primary schools and all round evaluation of teachers and 54-lakh students the state. The objective is students do get good teachers.
CM Shri Rupani said prayers with the students, took meals with them, went round the classrooms, checked their level in Gujarati, English, science, mathematics and civics, and tested their reading and handwriting skills. There are 316 students on roll in the school.
Speaking to the school management committee, he said that his government is concerned about the poor students and those studying in village schools, and ensure they get free education in higher studies and hostel facility. There is a plan to make digital smart with a view to reach out to the students in remote areas. He asked retired teachers educated villagers to take part-time classes, four hours a week.
Those present on the occasion included MLA Smt Varshaben Doshi, District Collector Shri Udit Agrawal, DDO Shri M. I. Patel, Range IGP Shri D. N. Patel, DSP Shri Dipak Meghani and DEO Shri R. C. Patel, among others.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat