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State level conference held on Basic Literacy & Numeracy at DPS, Ranipur


By Radhika Nagrat

Haridwar, 7 Jun: Under the aegis of CBSE Regional Office, Dehradun, a state level conference on the subject of basic literacy and numeracy and public participation in the field of education was held at Delhi Public School, Ranipur. The conference saw the participation of principals and city coordinators of more than 300 schools from the plains of Uttarakhand and several districts of Uttar Pradesh. This comes at a time when India is holding the presidency of G20 nations. The conference had a special session on India’s participation in G20, global agendas and their impact on the regional economy of Uttarakhand.

Chief Guest Dr Ranbir Singh, Joint Secretary and Regional Officer, CBSE, Dehradun, discussed in detail the important changes and challenges in education after 1992. Highlighting various points of the National Education Policy, he said an excellent and accessible educational environment can be created in the schools.  Along with this, he advised the principals to complete all the educational resources and work under the prescribed rules. He laid emphasis on the values of life and said that one must strive for excellence. He assured his availability for any kind of assistance in implementing this new system and to provide all possible help and guidance to the CBSE schools of the region.

On this occasion, Sanjay Suyal from Centre of Excellence, CBSE, Dehradun, provided information about tutorials on web platforms and urged teachers to send e-content which could be hosted on the website. He said that every possible help would be provided through Principals to create digital content for the students.

City Coordinator of Muzaffarnagar, Anita Dutta discussed in detail about basic literacy and numeracy, highlighted the facts of educational structure, access of common people to education and primary health.

CBSE City Coordinator of Haridwar district and Principal of DPS, Ranipur, Dr Anupam Jagga spoke in detail about all the aspects of the new education policy and answered the queries of the participating principals. Giving examples of bagless education on weekends and creative activities of NEP through interesting video films, he inspired everyone to move forward with new spirit and adopt innovation in the field of education.

Sanjay Jain, Principal of Pinewood School, Saharanpur, described India’s participation in G-20 and future global contexts. An art competition was also organised on the theme of G-20, in which the children of DPS Ranipur participated enthusiastically and won prizes. Ranbir Singh and other distinguished guests honoured the winners by giving prizes.

Earlier, the children presented many cultural programmes in which the performance of ball dance, skating, cycling enthralled the audience. Pro Vice Chairman of DPS, Ranipur, Sunil Somani, Principal Dr Anupam Jagga along with all the distinguished guests planted saplings and gave the message of environmental protection. They also flagged off a cycle rally of the children who went around the city distributing seed balls and gave the message of environmental protection.