Second day of the kanya kelavani & shahla pravesh mahotsav-2012
CM launches smart class project in govt primary school of Vataman village of Ahmedabad district
State to implement audio-visual learning process in govt primary schools
CM to visit primary schools of coastal villages in Navsari district on SaturdayGandhinagar, Friday: In a yet more novel initiative Chief Minister Narendra Modi has launched Smart Class Project, an audio-visual learning process, in government primary school in Vataman village of Dholka taluka in Ahmedabad district today.
"In the changing era, with the facilities like 24 hour three phase electricity and internet connectivity, poor children can also take pride of learning in the smart class with the help of technology", Chief Minister said while interacting with people on the occasion of Kanya Kelavni and Shala Pravesh Mahotsav, held at Vataman. All the 32,772 government primary schools are equipped with high class facilities and the state government marked its presence in 18,000 villages to sensitize the teachers and village community for quality education, he added.
Chief Minister also threw open newly-built classroom of the school in the village and reviewed the smart class learning project that was installed in the school.
Talking about the state government initiatives for the promotion of girl child education Mr. Modi said that about 80,000 girls have been given cycles from Chief Minister's Kanya Kelavani Nidhi. The state gives Vidhya Lakhmi Bond of Rs.1000 to the girls who get admission in Class-1, and on maturity on passing the class-7, a sum of Rs.2,000 given to them. So far, the Government has handed over Vidya Lakshmi bond of Rs. 130 crore, he said.
Inaugurating a government secondary school, built at the cost of Rs. 2 crore at Pimpali village, Chief Minister expressed desire to battle with poverty and ailments through education.
Shri Narendra Modi launch 10th School Enrolment and Girls Education campaigns- Pachcham Day2At Pachcham village of Dhandhuka taluka Chief Minister appealed the village women to send their girls to the schools. Only through the education, the inherent strength that lies with the girls would come out, he said.
On Saturday, Chief Minister will lead the Kanya kelavani and Shala Pravesh mahotsav at the two coastal villages of Navsari district namely Aat and Tavadi.