Bhopal, September 4: While replying to queries during State Education Summit Programme, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that state government with collaboration of centre will launch special campaign to increase quality of education.
“New colleges are opening which are fully equipped with computer lab, library and I.T based other reading writing tools.”
“On the efforts made to improve quality of primary education in state Shri Chouhan said Utkrisht Vidyalaya, Eklavya Vidyalaya and Gyanoday Vidyalayas have been opened. Four Shramoday Vidyalayas are being opened in Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior and Jabalpur. Educated and trained teachers have been specially appointed in these schools whose service conditions are also different.”
He further said that whenever Madhya Pradesh needed assistance, the Centre came forward to help.
On the Mukhya Mantri Medhavi Vidyarthi Yojana, Chouhan said that now outstanding students will have no money problems for their higher education as their fees will be borne by the government. Quality of primary education will be improved.
He said that imrovements have been made in the salary and service conditions of teachers. Now they are being given a respectable salary of Rs 25,000 to Rs 30,000 per month. They will be trained also. The percentage of attendance of students in class has also increased. Arrangement of educating orphans roaming in railway stations and roads will also be made. Collectors have been told to take houses on rent and send them to schools. He said that initiative has been taken to provide cycles, uniforms, laptops and smartphones to poor students. Several universities are being established in the private sector.
Counting three aspects of education, Chief Minister said the aim of education is to give knowledge, skills and culture. A world class I.T.I is going to set up in Bhopal. He said the quality of education has definitely improved in state. This year the 12th standard results have been outstanding and most of the outstanding students belonged to government schools.