CM launch 10th School Enrolment and Girls Education campaigns

Published By : Admin | June 14, 2012 | 20:01 IST

Shri Narendra Modi launch 10th School Enrolment and Girls Education campaigns - Mautoda

 “All 32,772 government primary schools in 18,000 villages in should for taluka-wise ‘Grade-A Best School’ competition” 

 “Not a single child should remain uneducated in any school”

-- Narendra Modi 

Ahmedabad, Thursday: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today appealed to the people and particularly parents to ensure that not a single child remained uneducated in any village in the state. He also appealed to the people not to discriminate between male and female children.

Launching the 10th statewide ‘Shala Praveshotsav’ and ‘Kanya Kelavani Abhhiyan’ to ensure cent per cent enrolment in primary schools and encourage girls’ education, he said the state should erase by this tenth year of the campaigns the blot of widespread illiteracy and malnutrition, perpetuated due to complacency and irresponsibility of the previous rulers during the previous fifty years. 

Mr. Modi is himself leading from the front the twin campaigns with education department officials out to cover all the 32,772 government primary schools in 18,000-odd villages in the state from June 14 to 16.

Today, he visited remote forested areas of Sabarkantha district, covering schools and anganwadis (playgroup nurseries) at Mautanda in Bhiloda taluka and at Dantod village in Vijaynagar taluka. He received tumultuous welcome at Mautanda and Dantod villages consisting of backward as well as minority communities.

He distributed books, educational kits, gifts and toys to freshly admitted tiny tots. He welcomed the newly enrolled children with fruits and sweets. He felicitated bright girls students and distributed Rs.2,000 bonds (including interests) to girls who passed Standard VII .

Speaking to the gatherings at the schools, he said each school should enthusiastically take part in the taluka-wise competition for the ‘Best A-Grade School’. He said the state government has already ensured schools have adequate classrooms and minimum basic amenities like drinking water and toilets. He said that his government is more concerned about the future generation rather than vote banks.

Shri Narendra Modi launch 10th School Enrolment and Girls Education campaigns - Dantoda

Tomorrow on Friday, Mr. Modi will cover rural areas in the Ahmedabad district, Pachcham village in Dhanduka taluka and Vataman village in Dholka taluka.

The similar statewide campaign for schools in the urban areas will be held from June 28 to 30, 2012.

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