2nd phase of Shala Praveshotsav-2012 Massive Shala Pravesh drive to be held in urban areas during June 28-30 Around 2.5 L children will be enrolled in primary schools in 6 municipal corporation, 159 municipality areas CM to lead the campaign; cabinet ministers, govt office bearers, officials to join the enrollment process in different areasThe twin drives of Kanya Kelavani and Shala Praveshotsav, which have been launched by state government with a view to achieve 100% enrollment in primary schools and to bring about grassroutes changes in primary education scenario, will take place in urban areas during June 28-30. The drives will cover six municipal corporations and 159 municipality areas,
Chief Minister Narendra Modi will lead the campaign during all three days and will address the people and academia on the need for social awareness in the field of education. State cabinet ministers, parliamentary secretaries, assembly speaker and whip, MLAs, MPs, chairmen of various boards and corporations and IAS, IPS and IFS officers will take part in enrollment process in different areas. Nearly 2.5 lakh children will be enrolled in primary schools during these three days.
It is noteworthy that the Kanya Kelavni and Shala Praveshotsav drives had been organized in rural areas during June 14-16 this year, which was led by Chief Minister Narendra Modi and had direct guidance of Education Minister Ramanlal Vora and Minister of State for Education Jaysinh Chauhan. The drives in rural areas got unprecedented response with the enrollment of as many as 4,79,808 children in primary classes and 4,80,169 children in std-VIII. As many as 3,06,444 children were enrolled in anganwadis and kindergarten. A sum of about Rs.10.54 crore was donated by people in cash or kind. The first phase of the twin drives in rural areas has remained immensely successful and encouraging.