Raipur: Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday made an announcement to open one Hindi medium school in each district on the lines of Government English medium school being run in the state after the name of Swami Atmanand.
He inaugurated upgraded work of RD Tiwari Government English Medium School on the occasion of Teachers day.
Addressing the gathering he said that Chhattisgarh should be recognized in the field of education, health, and employment. The schools being run in the name of great men in the state are our identity. These historic schools will be upgraded into multipurpose schools. He also sanctioned Rs 2 crore for the sports ground of RD Tiwari English Medium School.
In the programme, 20 outstanding teachers who innovated to keep children engaged in education during the Corona pandemic were honored. Under the Mahtari Dular Yojna, scholarship cheques were also provided to the children who lost their parents during the Corona pandemic. He said that earlier only 57 children were studying in RD Tiwari School. Since the beginning of the English medium government school in the name of Swami Atmanand, now more than one thousand children are studying here.
Meanwhile, in a bid to display and promote innovative works done by teachers to teach students during the coronavirus pandemic period, an exhibition “Shiksha Madai” was organized at RD Tiwari Swami Atmanand Government Excellent English Medium School. Chief minister held discussion with the children present here about their education and saw the various local games being played in the exhibition by children.
He also had a look at Mohalla Classroom and Loudspeaker Class, Motor-cycle Guruji Class, Cinema Guruji Class, Blackboard Guruji Class, Angna me Shiksha, Smart Class and Jugaad Studio, Puppet Show, science labs, Teacher Learning Material (TLM) exhibition, library and Amarite Project displayed in the exhibition.
He took information from the students and teachers about the newly developed facilities in the school. After inspecting the school, chief minister wrote in the visitor’s book that he has visited school earlier also, however, the school is completely changed now.
While appreciating the efforts of teachers, chief minister said that the teachers across the state have made tiring efforts to ensure that the education of the children is not interrupted even during the coronavirus pandemic period. This has been appreciated at national and international level as well. He extended his heartiest congratulations to the teachers on the occasion of Teacher's Day.
The purpose of organizing this Shiksha Madai is make people aware of and document the selected innovations made by the teachers during corona pandemic period in the state.
School education minister Dr Premsai Singh Tekam, urban administration and development minister, parliamentary secretary Vikas Upadhyay and Raipur Mayor Ejaz Dhebar were among those present on the occasion.