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After the Kanya Kelavni Yatra, the state government has now launched a drive for qualitative transformation in the education system. Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, announced that the state would take up a drive to improve the quality of education. The initiative will be implemented from September or October this year, sources said. The announcement came after Modi played the teacher in a classroom of a school in Jhapa village in Sanand Taluka of Ahmedabad district.

The class which Modi took was a part of the three-day Kanya Kelavni Yatra launched in the state on Thursday. The CM said that to improve the quality of primary education in the state every educated person, non-government organisations and youth should devote at least 100 hours teaching the less privileged children, adding that this move would contribute to bring a major revolution in the education system in the state.

He urged the retired teachers and community leaders to join the drive. While, a government release stated that on the first day of the yatra 1,82,800 students were admitted in various schools from which 87,048 were girls. The kindergarten also saw a wave of admission with 1,18,855 kids being admitted and of them 56,449 were girls.

Not only this, the release stated that about Rs 2.36 crore were donated among other items to various schools as well.

As many as 225 IAS, IPS and IFS officials and 30 ministers visited 8,638 schools in the state.

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Telephonic conversation between PM Modi and French President Macron
August 16, 2022
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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation today with H. E. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic.

Prime Minister conveyed his solidarity to President Macron for the ongoing drought and wildfires in France.


The leaders reviewed ongoing bilateral initiatives including defence cooperation projects and cooperation in civil nuclear energy.

They also discussed important geopolitical challenges including those related to global food security.

The two leaders expressed satisfaction at the depth and strength that the India-France Strategic Partnership has acquired in recent years and agreed to continue working closely together to expand the relationship to new areas of cooperation.