No private school in Madhya Pradesh can scrap the name of the student who hasn’t given the fees. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has issued strict instructions to the Minister of School Education and officials of the Department of Education in this regard. He has also instructed the School Education Minister to set up a team in Madhya Pradesh regarding the new education policy. Shivraj Singh has said that the New Education Policy 2020 will milestone in the field of education.
The Chief Minister said that student knowledge from the book alone is not enough for the students. He added that students will be provided vocational education from class 6. This will implement soon in the state. Music, philosophy, dance and yoga will also be included in the school curriculum.
A team will be formed for a new education policy
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh said that to implement the provisions of the new education policy in Madhya Pradesh, the Education Minister should set up a team which should prepare a framework for action in this regard. He said that vocational education and skill development has to be promoted especially in the state. This will help the child acquire proficiency in his field from the beginning and get a good opportunity in future life. Yoga and moral education should be of special importance in the school curriculum under the new education policy. CM talked about developing high-quality schools in a cluster of a large number of villages in the state. It is being planned to develop 10,000 such schools in MP soon.
Shivraj’s strict instruction to private schools
During the meeting, the Chief Minister directed the officials that due to Corona crisis, private schools will not be able to charge the students other than tuition fees. He directed that the education department should ensure that even if a parent is not able to pay the child’s fees, the child’s name should not be removed from the school under any circumstances. To solve the problems of private schools in the Corona crisis, the Chief Minister asked the School Education Minister to negotiate with the school operators and parents of the state and find a solution.
The digital education system in Corona
The Chief Minister said that digital education will also start for the students of pre-primary in the state. They will have 30 minutes of classes 3 days a week. Apart from this, classes 1 to 8 will have digital education 5 days a week. And 6 days a week in high school and higher secondary school.