GUWAHATI, Oct 9: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal took part in Round-II of Gunotsav at Jarapata LP School under Rampur Education Block of Palashbari LAC in Kamrup district on Tuesday.
The Chief Minister interacted with students and evaluated their reading and writing skills as well as overall academic environment of the school. He advised the students to maintain cleanliness in everyday life and pay adequate attention to studies.
Chief Minister Sonowal also held discussions with the school management committee, parents and other stakeholders to solicit their views regarding improvement of academic environment of the school. During discussion, he urged the teachers and parents to motivate the students to take up their studies seriously.
Highlighting State Government’s committed efforts for ameliorating academic environment of educational institutions, he informed that initiatives like Gunotsav were taken up as part of this. Sonowal further asked Palashbari MLA Pranab Kalita and Kamrup Deputy Commission Kamal Baishya to take expeditious steps for completion of infrastructure development works of the school. The Chief Minister also tasted mid-day meal being served in the school and advised the students on maintaining proper hygiene before and after food. It is to be mentioned that first phase of Gunotsav Round-II, started on Tuesday that covers educational institutions of 16 districts of the state and this will continue up to October 11.
The second phase will cover 17 districts and will run from October 31 to November 3. Besides, Round-II of Gunotsav will cover altogether 35,94,768 students of 46,433 schools.
Mission Director of SSA Aruna Rajoria, officials of Education Department and Kamrup district administration were also present during the Chief Minister’s visit to the school, a communiqué said.