Raipur: The World Bank has approved Rs 2,460 crore to improve the quality of school education in Chhattisgarh. Public Relations Department officials gave this information on Wednesday. He informed that the World Bank has sanctioned an amount of about Rs 2,460 crore to improve the quality of education in Chhattisgarh schools with better infrastructure and to encourage science and commerce education at the senior secondary level. About 40 lakh students belonging to poor and weaker sections will be benefited from this project.
Officials said that Swami Atmanand English and Hindi medium excellent schools have been started in Chhattisgarh to improve school education as well as to provide quality education to talented students from poor sections. He informed that keeping in view the increasing demand for science and commerce at the senior secondary level, the “Chhattisgarh Accelerated Learning for Knowledge Economy Operation” (CHAK) project has been started. Through this project, better facilities for teaching and learning are also being made available in schools located in remote areas.
He said that with the help of the World Bank, efforts would be made to encourage science and commerce education in the state’s secondary schools, increase the number of science and mathematics teachers, strengthen the necessary infrastructure in laboratories, arrange accommodation for students, The project has been prepared to increase the rate of enrollment of students and to provide quality education.
Officials said that this World Bank project will help in developing and running about six hundred model schools from class 1 to 12 and encourage science and commerce education at the secondary level.