Mo School Abhiyan meet approves Rs 21.90 cr

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Mo School Abhiyan meet approves Rs 21.90 cr

Friday, 27 May 2022 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

 Teacher training programmes in the second phase will be organised to develop the skillsets of teachers under the Mo School programme. The decision to kickstart these training sessions from the third week of June was taken in the 34th Executive Council Meeting of Mo School Abhiyan. Chairing the meeting in virtual mode on Wednesday, SME Principal Secretary Bishnupada Sethi advised to broadcast talk sessions of eminent personalities through video conferencing in schools.

 

Sethi also instructed the forum to facilitate internet facilities in lacking schools to conduct video conference sessions. In the meeting, projects worth Rs 21.90 crore for schools in 26 districts were approved. In last one month, 13,302 alumni have been connected to ‘Mo School Abhiyan’ who have contributed Rs 5.33 crore for the development of their alma mater.

 

Under CSR contributions of various industries and corporates, Mo School has received Rs 1.68 crore for the development of Government and aided schools. Coupled with a 2X matching grant for the donors and CSR contribution, the council has approved projects worth Rs 21.90 crore. Baleswar has topped the list with donor contribution of Rs 1.36 crore, followed by Subarnapur (Rs 40.22 lakh), Cuttack (Rs 36.15 lakhs), Khordha (Rs 34 lakhs) and Jajpur (Rs 31 kakhs). Till date, 6.75 lakh alumni have contributed financially for the development of their alma mater. Post the transformation of high schools in 1st and 2nd phase of High School Transformation, over 2,000 high schools out of the remaining 4,310 schools will be transformed in the 3rd phase of the programme. Emphasis is being laid on a detailed monitoring framework for the high value projects and instructions have been given to complete the delayed projects within the stipulated timeframe.The Principal Secretary advised to propose the formation of a monitoring cell in this regard.

To promote scientific learning, Mo School will be collaborating with the Odisha Bigyan Academy.

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