CM holds meet on future edu plan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that marks of Class XII should be determined on the basis of best of five marks obtained in various subjects of Class X. If the students want to improve the result then they can appear in exam.

Chouhan was holding a discussion in Mantralaya on the recommendations of the Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted in connection with future strategy in government and private educational and training institutions during Covid-19 in the state.

Sports and Youth Welfare, Technical Education, Skill Development and Employment Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia virtually attended the discussion. Tribal Affairs and Scheduled Castes Welfare Minister Meena Singh, Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang, Higher Education Minister Mohan Yadav, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for School Education Inder Singh Parmar and Minister of State for AYUSH Ramkishore Kavre were present in the meeting. Presentation was given by Principal Secretary School Education Rashmi Arun Shami.

Chouhan said that schools will not open in the state from July 1. The system of education will continue only online and through TV.

The significant decision on opening of schools will be taken after discussing the matter with the Center, other states and experts.

The Chief Minister said that in the present situation, educational activities should continue online and on hybrid basis i.e. through WhatsApp, digital resources, T.V. etc.

Activities like providing TV at the cluster level and creating a device pool at the school level should be conducted. Cooperation will be taken from Doordarshan in conducting educational activities in tribal areas.

Regarding the opening of institutions in the new academic session, the GoM, presented recommendations after receiving suggestions from all beneficiaries like students, parents, heads of institution, teachers and common citizens.

Vaccination of teachers will be done on priority basis as per the recommendations received. Special training will be organized in educational institutions on measures to prevent infection of Covid-19.

Necessary arrangements will be developed to make educational institutions Corona safe.

It was informed in the presentation of the Group of Ministers that the new session in technical education institutions will start from August 2 for Engineering classes of second, third and fourth year. First year engineering classes will start from September 15. First, second and third year diploma classes will start from August 17, ITI second year classes will start from July 12 and ITI first year classes will start from August 16.

Admission in first year engineering will be given on the basis of JEE Mains and Class XIIth result of Madhya Pradesh Higher Secondary Board. High school examination result will be considered as the basis for admission to first year diploma. The admission process of ITI will be completed by July 31.