Uttarakhand: Chief minister, education minister hold meet with teachers of 500 govt schools

DEHRADUN: Days after the Niti Aayog’s SDG (sustainable development goals) index put Uttarakhand on the fourth spot in the school education category, chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat and state education minister Arvind Pandey held an online meeting with teachers of 500 state government-run schools in Dehradun on Wednesday.
During the meeting, CM Rawat encouraged the teachers to further improve the performance of the state in terms of school education. “We were given the 19th position in school education 2015-16. In the past few years, we made significant improvements and as a consequence, we are now at the fourth spot.” He also launched the Atal Utkrisht Vidyalaya website.
Meanwhile, Pandey said that the facility of virtual classes will be provided in 100 more government schools. At present, 500 government schools have such smart classes, according to Pandey. “To bring improvement in the quality of the school education, the state government is taking all possible measures from its end. Nearly 90% of the total schools have been provided with furniture. The remaining schools will also be provided with necessary furniture soon,” said Pandey.

Courtesy – Times Of India

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