Creating an ideal learning enviornment: CM begins Gunotsav

Published By : Admin | November 24, 2009 | 04:03 IST

Blowing away more walls and ceilings, removing all the barriers of protocol, on the first day of Gunotsav, Chief Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi took surprise visit of Sampa Primary School of Dehgam Taluka. He went from class to class to assess the quality of education. He also sought information about extracurricular activities done in school, infrastructure facility available at school.

Vision of Gunotsav is fuelled by the desire to implement the benchmarks of quality education. Government officer designated to access quality of education at Sampa Primary school during Gunotsav, Shri K.K.Patel was really surprised to receive the Chief Minister in the School. Principal, Smt. Amrutaben Kharadi, teachers and the students were overjoyed to have C.M in their school premises.

Without seeking any help from principals or teachers, Chief Minister moved from class to class. He personally sought information about reading –writing skills of children, interest of students in sports, how good the students are in mathematics. He stressed for stimulating innate curiosity in children for knowing new things, their attitude towards value base education. He sought to light the fire of passion in teachers and parents-forum for creating student's interest in sports stimulating their imagination.

Chief Minister sought first hand feedback whether the objective of Gunotsav coincides with the child development. Whether the teachers are equipped to mach the goals set by Gunotsav. He also outlined the theme of Gunotsav. Enrolment drives have yielded optimal results. School Infrastructure facilities have improved a lot. He elaborated on various aspects of child development.

Teachers and parents ought to work in close cooperation for mental and physical development of children. Regular interactions seek to review progress of child. He called upon to take maximum advantage of school health check up drives. He laid special emphasis on cleanliness, computer education, and usage of library, cultivating reading hobby in children, physical and mental well-being of children.

During informal dialogue with parents, Chief Minister said that “Children are our future. They are our real assets. If we are not paying appropriate attention for their physical and mental development, future generations would never forgive us. “He also motivated them to cultivate right food habits in children. To battle out malnutrition, children have to take nutritious diet. Mid day meal also came under his scrutiny

Chief Minister discussed his views with Sarpanch and the elected body of Gram Panchayat. He also observed the step-well that has been recently renovated.

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