Rupani to launch two-day Shala Praveshotsav-2018
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will launch the two-day annual school enrolment drive — ‘Shala Praveshotsav-2018’ —from the remote Lambadiya village in Poshina taluka in Sabarkantha district on Thursday.
Rupani will personally supervise 68 teens get admission in Class XI, 190 children in Class IX, 189 in primary school and 50 tiny tots in anganwadi in the village. As a special feature of the drive this year, Gujarat Government will encourage Class VIII pass students get admission in Class IX.
All the Ministers, 58 heads of State Corporations and Boards and other party functionaries, besides 538 IAS, IPS and IFS, heads of various government departments and other senior officers from the Secretariat will fan out all over the state for two days to supervise school enrolment in various districts.
Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel will lead the drive in villages in Mehsana district. The drive will cover 32,780 primary schools, 1,123 government secondary schools and 5,157 grant-in-aid middle schools in the state. The school enrolment drive launched in 2002-2003 resulted in enrolment in the state’s primary schools reached 99.15 per cent success.
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