Congratulates academics for making Punjab no.1 at school training
Chandigarh: In a bid to maintain tempo with the altering instances, the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday emphasised the necessity to supply a possibility to the scholars desirous of studying international languages as non-compulsory topics within the authorities faculties.
In his deal with, the Chief Minister requested the School Education department to work out modalities to allow the scholars to study the international languages like Chinese, Arabic and French as these languages could possibly be instrumental in enhancing their possibilities of employability throughout the globe. He, nonetheless, mentioned that although Punjabi is our mom tongue and English is already being taught in faculties and now the extra information of international languages would assist our college students to excel of their profession. Sharing his expertise about our individuals’s resilience and spirit to do one thing new, Captain Amarinder Singh mentioned lengthy again whereas travelling in Kapurthala district he seen a placard in a rural space which pointed in the direction of a location the place Italian language was taught. He mentioned this incident reveals that our individuals particularly the youth are eager to study international languages to settle overseas and such initiative of the School Education department would assist the scholars to cherish their aspirations.
Underlining the necessity to encourage college students to take up sports activities as a personality constructing train, the Chief Minister additionally directed the School Education Minister to explore the possibility of growing playgrounds within the faculties as sports activities not solely develops one’s general character but additionally imbibe the management qualities of self self-discipline and sportsman spirit amongst them to turn out to be perfect residents of the society. Referring to a well-known quote, “The battle of Waterloo was received on the enjoying fields of Eton”, Captain Amarinder Singh mentioned it’s popularly ascribed to the Generals who spearheaded the command of this well-known battle, have been skilled within the playgrounds of Eton in U.Ok. throughout their early college days.
While congratulating the academics and the whole employees of School Education department for making Punjab No.1 State throughout the nation in Performance Grading Index (PGI) 2019-20 launched by the Government of India, the Chief Minister mentioned it was actually a matter of sheer delight that Punjab has achieved this uncommon feat, which is the result of their collective efforts coupled with laborious work, dedication and sincerity. He additionally urged the School Education department particularly its Secretary to keep this place for instances to come. He lauded few path-breaking initiatives like on-line trainer switch coverage, good faculties coverage, pre-primary training, digital training and particular cadre of academics working in border areas, which has led to exceptional enchancment within the high quality of training throughout the state. He mentioned it was reflective from the truth that practically 5.6 lakh college students have shifted from personal to authorities faculties with 29% improve within the enrollment since final 4 years thus their dad and mom reposing religion in authorities faculties once more.
While talking on the event, School Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla assured the Chief Minister that the department would intently work with the digital platforms providing the ability of on-line programs in international languages to allow our college students to study international languages of their alternative. Regarding the ability of playgrounds within the faculties, Singla mentioned a budgetary provision for 250 playgrounds has already been made. He mentioned Punjab shouldn’t be solely amongst one of the best 5 states/UTs however has additionally emerged because the topper by leaping to Grade I++ in 2019-20 from Grade II in 2018-19. He mentioned that whereas Chandigarh (UT), Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar islands are different 4 states/UTs among the many high 5, National Capital Region Delhi has achieved the sixth place within the rating opposite to its a lot hyped marketing campaign within the print media to undertaking it as one of the best state within the area of School Education. He additionally apprised the Chief Minister that the college training department has utilized 100% funds of Union Government in a clear method for up-gradation of infrastructure within the authorities faculties.
PPCC President Sunil Jakhar extremely appreciated the visionary management of Captain Amarinder Singh for bringing a sea change in elevating the usual of School Education within the state in addition to bringing important reforms like on-line trainer switch coverage beneath which practically 21,600 academics have been transferred in a good and clear method. He mentioned earlier the political functionaries have been sad with this coverage however now all of them are glad because the academics have been being transferred to the stations of their alternative strictly in accordance to the parameters laid down with none favoritism or prejudice. Likewise, he additionally lauded the stewardship of Secretary School Education in guaranteeing appointment of academics in addition to direct recruitment of principals and headmasters in a good and clear method purely on the benefit. He additionally underscored the necessity for instant School upgradation coverage in view of elevated inhabitants in addition to introduction of vocational programs with a thrust on technical training at 10+2 degree within the authorities faculties to fulfill the underlying goal of 10+2 system of training in the proper earnest.
Secretary School Education Krishan Kumar in his deal with mentioned it’s a matter of nice honour that Punjab has improved its place of general efficiency in School Education from 22nd rank to 13th and now lastly to No.1 throughout the previous three years. He mentioned the Government of India has launched Performance Grading Index (PGI) rating in 2017 and our state obtained the primary place on the nationwide degree this 12 months by securing 929 marks out of 1000 within the 70 parameters laid by the Government of India.
Meanwhile, the Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan appreciated the coordinated efforts of School Education department and the implementation of programmes and insurance policies by the academics at floor degree in guaranteeing high quality training to the scholars. She assured the Chief Minister of comparable ends in future additionally to maintain State’s high rating intact along with his in a position steering and visionary strategy.
On the event, a number of academics together with Pooja Sharma (Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar), Jaspreet Singh (Sangrur), Manpreet Kaur (Amritsar), Sharanjit Singh (Jalandhar), Rajni Sodhi (Gurdaspur), Karamjit Kaur (Ludhiana) and Farzana (Faridkot) interacted with the Chief Minister to share their experiences for bringing enchancment at school training and guaranteed him of leaving no stone unturned to stay up to the expectations of the department.