CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has congratulated the School Education department for being accorded No. 1 rating, amongst all of the States/UTs within the Performance Grading Index (PGI), by the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education, Government of India (GoI) for the 12 months 2019-20.
In his congratulatory message, Captain Amarinder Singh lauded the lecturers, college students and their mother and father for their sheer arduous work and dedication for this uncommon honour, which has made each Punjabi proud. He mentioned, “It is actually creditable that Punjab has been adjudged as No.1 amongst all of the States/Union Territories within the survey performed by the Government of India, which displays glorious efficiency of Punjab faculties in achieving the parameters for transformation of faculty training.” He hoped that each one of them would additional work zealously to impart high quality college training in each nook and nook of the state.
The Chief Minister additionally extremely appreciated the dedication and stewardship of Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla and the immense contribution of Secretary (School Education) Krishan Kumar for this uncommon feat. Captain Amarinder Singh additionally congratulated the officers, educating and non-teaching workers of the School Education department for achieving the excellent accomplishment including he mentioned the revamping of the varsity training infrastructure coupled with the agency resolve of the State Government to make sure high quality training to the scholars contributed in direction of the outstanding achievement.
Pointing out additional, the Chief Minister termed this achievement as a matter of nice satisfaction and honour that Punjab had significantly improved its rating standing from Grade-II in 2018-19 to not solely safe Grade-I++ in 2019-20 however emerge on high of the rankings desk with the rating of 929 out of 1000 in 5 domains viz. studying final result, entry, infrastructure facility, fairness and governance with 70 parameters laid down by the GoI. Besides, Chandigarh, Tamilnadu, Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar Islands are different 4 States/UTs securing a spot within the high 5 in 2019-20 rankings.
Noting that the School Education department which has undertaken path breaking initiatives comparable to sensible class rooms aside from distributing sensible cellphones so as to allow college students to attend on-line courses amid Covid-19 pandemic thereby guaranteeing the continuity of their research, the Chief Minister assured of all help to the department in all its futuristic endeavours geared toward preserving tempo with the altering situation within the sphere of training throughout the globe.
Notably, the Performance Grading Index was launched in 2019 with the purpose to exhort the States/UTs to provoke and implement one of the best practices within the academic sphere with a view to make sure high quality outcomes.
It could also be recalled that Punjab has emerged as Role Model State for the remainder of the nation by way of School Education with pioneering efforts made in launching pre-primary training, digital training, progressive educating methodology, clear coverage for recruitment and switch of lecturers.