Raipur. School children of Chhattisgarh state can soon study in their local language and dialect of their area. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel ordered the School Education Department to prepare textbooks in local dialects. According to the intention and announcement of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, the School Education Department has prepared reading material, alphabet charts and storybooks for children from people with knowledge of Sadri, Bhatri, Dantewada Gondi, Kanker Gondi, Halbi, Kudukh, Odia dialect. Now the children from class 1 to class 5 will be taught in the spoken language of their locality so that the child can understand and grasp the subjects well. The School Education Department has also provided reading material for children in Chhattisgarhi, English and Hindi. The department has sent the books according to the language and dialects of that area.
The Secretary of the School Education Department said that, in different parts of Chhattisgarh, the people commonly use the local dialect. It is the intention of the Chief Minister also that children should be taught and written in such a way that they understand the matter. Education should not seem burdensome, and they should be eager to come to school. He said that the department prepared the reading materials, keeping all these things in mind, in Dhurva, Bhatri, Sambalpuri, Dorli, Kudukh, Sadri, Baigani, Halbi, Dantewada Godi, Kamari, Oriya, Sargujia, Bhunjia dialects. All the primary schools have received the above reading material and the alphabet booklet in Chhattisgarhi and English.
He said that the selected primary schools of the districts received the picture stories book prepared by the Language Learning Foundation.
Language Setu Sahayika reading material (Learning from one language to another) is available to all primary class first-second children in Bastar Zone, Raipur-Durg-Bilaspur in Central Zone, Surguja Zone. In this, children will see pictures and practice writing their names in their local language and dialect. Eight story booklets are available for the children of class I-II to read in six different languages, Gondi Kanker, Halbi, Sadri, Sargujiha, Gondi Dantewada.