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CM welcomes and enrolls 58 toddlers at Rupakheda village of Dahod

Kanya Kelavani – Shala Praveshotsav – 2017

Deputy CM, Cabinet Ministers, Parliamentary Secretaries and IAS Officers

inspirationally take part and enroll students from various places

Gandhinagar, Thursday: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani has begun fifteenth state-wide Kanya Kelavani Shala Praveshotsav campaign from tribal village Rupakheda, Ta. Zalod, District Dahod. He welcomed and enrolled 58 eligible toddlers in school. Out of them 30 boys and 28 girl students have been enrolled. He also enrolled 36 children of Anganwadi along with 112 eligible students for Std. 9.

In his address, Mr. Rupani said that state government is committed to enroll 100% eligible students and to empower education through 100% stability. State Government has initiated ascertainment of education development with three purposes such as qualitative education, 100 % enrollment and 100 % stability, he added.

Mr. Rupani said that digital learning system has been stated by applying technology through tablet and computer to take the students in the proper direction under which students will be educated through as many as 2500 virtual classes. Shala Praveshotsav is not only the programme of Education department but is becoming Mahayagya as every individual is participating as a part of his responsibility, he added.

The then Chief Minister of Gujarat and Current Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi started this campaign in year 2003 with a view to nominate 100 percent students in primary school. As a result today a revolution of universal improvement is being visualized.

He appealed the teachers to shape and nurture the children to the right path from primary teaching itself. Eklavya Model Residential Schools have been built for the children from tribal families so that they can stand among other students. He took visit of class-rooms and had interacted with children to check their capabilities. He distributed Vidhyalaxmi bond, affordable food to pregnant women and bicycles under Sarashwati Sadhana scheme. He honored brilliant students who achieved best in Std. 3rd to Std. 8th, donors and elder citizens as well.

On the occasion Former MLA Mr. Maheshbhai Bhuriya, Leader Mr. Shankarbhai Amaliyar, Sarpanch Mrs. Retaben Bhuriya, Secretary In-Charge Mrs. Sonal Mishra, District Collector, DDO, Students, Parents, Guardians, Teaching Faculties at a huge number were remained present.

It worth to mention here that Mr. Rupani will visit primary school in Jivapar village of Jasdan Taluka in Rajkot on the second day of Shala Praveshotsav. He will enroll eligible students in Std. 1st.

Revenue & Education Minister Mr. Bhupendrasinh Chudasama

State Revenue and Education Minister celebrated Shala Praveshotsav at Akrund of Aravalli district after unveiling the renovated Akrund Adarsh Primary School. At the beginning of programme Mr. Chudasama distributed fruits, toys and books to children enrolled in Anganwadi. Mr. Chudasama also enrolled eligible students in Std. 1 and distributed school-bags to Std. 8 and 9 students. Mr. Chudasama felicitated brilliant students and handed-over trophies to them.

In his address Mr. Chudasama appealed parents to emphasize on education and reach enrollment of students to 100%. At present the overall drop-out ratio has been decreased from 37 to just 7% across the state because of continuous efforts made by the state government. On the first day of Shala Praveshotsav 1.57 lakh children have been enrolled in primary schools and 1.33 lakh children have been enrolled in secondary schools. On the first day 24470 dignitaries have visited 11243 schools of 7790 villages across the state, he added.

A cheque worth Rs. 11,000 was handed over to Mr. Chudasama for Kanya Kelavani Nidhi by Dhansura Primary Teachers’ Association. On the occasion, bicycles were distributed to girl students studying in Std. 8 by State Tribal Development Department.

Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Nitinbhai Patel

Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Nitinbhai Patel enrolled students of 1st standard and Aanganwadi in Shala Praveshotsav which took place in Padhriya village of Mehsana district. On the occasion, he said that education used to be overlooked in the past. The government has started this mega-initiative to ensure that each and every section of the society gets access to education. Prime Minister Mr. Modi has begun Shala Praveshotsav and Kanya Kelavani Rathyatra to improve the education and ensure qualitative results. There are number of students across the state pursuing education in various fields and a majority of the expense is borne by the state government. Various welfare schemes have been launched by the state government such as Mid-Day Meal schemes, Vidhyalakshmi, Vidhyadeep, free books, scholarships, education aid etc have led to the development of education across the state, he added.

It worth to mention here that Mr. Nitinbhai Patel will visit Chaluva Primary School of Mehsana district on the second day of Shala Praveshotsav.

Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Bharatsinh Dabhi

Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Bharatsinh Dabhi enrolled the students of aanganwadi and the students of Khambhel and Ambala School situated in Bechraji taluka of Mehsana district. The program started with yoga, which is the gift of Indian legacy. The students of primary schools gave their opinions on cleanliness, malnutrition, beti-bachao campaign etc. Mr. Dabhi honored bright students of the school and the donors as well.

Secretary to CM Mr. Ashwani Kumar

Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Ashwani Kumar enrolled 26 students of 1st standard at Sabarkantha district (Prantij taluka) which is governed by the education committee and 24 students were enrolled and welcomed by Mr. Ashwani Kumar in Moyad Nathaji Primary School according to Indian customs and traditions with a tilak. He encouraged the students by gifting school bags and toys. He said that it is due to the efforts of the then Chief Minister of Gujarat and current Prime Minister Mr. Modi that the ratio of education in primary schools had increased and the dropout rates have been decreased.

Director of Information Department Mr. A. J. Shah

Director of Information Department, Mr. A. J. Shah enrolled the students in the Thasra taluka and Sandheli as a part of the Shala Praveshotsav and Kanya Kelavani Mahotsav. He said that one can lead an ideal life by acquiring knowledge. A person devoid of knowledge faces a lot of difficulties in life. Knowledge is very important. This is the age to earn and learn knowledge and every person in the village must ensure that the children are able to acquire higher education, he added.

Source : Gujarat Information Bureau

Source: Information Department, Gujarat