TO TAKE stock of current education system in Gujarat as well as to prepare a roadmap for the future ahead of the new academic session from June, the state government has decided to organise a day-long “karya shivir”.
While Chief Minister Anandiben Patel along with all three education ministers will lead the deliberation session, over 5,000 government stakeholders associated with education have been invited for the event to be held at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar on May 25.
“Taking a holistic view of the situation, the entire session and the participants will be divided into six core groups — infrastructure and government school enrolment under ‘Shala Pravashot-sav’, quality in education through ‘Gunotsav’, education schemes like mid-day meal, school health programme, making of best schools, analysis of continuous and comprehensive evaluation system and counselling and guidance for students going to colleges,” said Mukesh Kumar, commissioner of primary education under whose supervision the event is being organised. The six groups will table reports and it will be followed by the submission of a comprehensive report. The comprehensive report will be discussed before end of the session.
As per the schedule, the event will start at 11 am and continue till 5.30 pm. A short documentary on the education department’s achievements in last two years will be shown during the session.
With Class XII science results already declared on May 17 and state board Class X results slated to be announced on May 24, the stakeholders will be in a position to discuss poor performance by students of late.