Raipur. On the initiative of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, the World Bank has sanctioned an amount of about Rs 2460 crore to Chhattisgarh to improve the quality of education with better infrastructure in the schools of Chhattisgarh, to encourage science and commerce education at the senior secondary level. About 40 lakh students coming from poor and weaker sections will be benefited from this project.
It is noteworthy that along with strengthening the school education in Chhattisgarh, Swami Atmanand excellent schools are being started in English and Hindi medium to provide quality education to the talented students of the poor class. Apart from this, many innovative initiatives are also being taken in the field of education. Chhattisgarh Accelerated Learning for Knowledge Economy Operation (CHAK) project has been started keeping in view the increasing demand for science and commerce at senior secondary level, ensuring access to education at all levels. Through this project, better facilities for teaching and learning are also being made available in schools located in remote areas.
In this series, with the help of the World Bank, to encourage science and commerce education in secondary schools of the state, increase the number of science and mathematics teachers, as well as strengthen the necessary infrastructure in laboratories, students coming from remote places to study. A project has been prepared for housing arrangements, increasing the enrollment rate of students in schools and quality education.
Help will be given in the development and operation of 600 model schools.
This World Bank project will help develop and operate about 600 model schools from class 1 to 12 and encourage science and commerce education at the secondary level. Trained teachers, strong leadership and adequate infrastructure for learning management will be provided in the schools. The project will reduce learning loss during Kovid-19. The training of teachers from the project will improve the ability of teachers to teach in the classroom as well as increase the ability of students to learn the subject matter. This project will increase employment opportunities for the youth in the fast growing manufacturing and service sectors in Chhattisgarh.