This was started by last education minister and by reports of that time one noted "government educationist" (similar to government saint , vinoba bhave or government scientist Yashpal) was made incharge. In a state with far off colleges, teacher absenteeism and bad qualtiy of teaching education department enjoys doing new experiments.
So we have on and off 5th and 8th board.
semester system in colleges - no state in India does this.
no one is concerned about creating employment or bringing industry into state or at least getting good institutions opened up here that what do they council to rural and urban students is beyond my understanding.
Work with better coordination, Archana tells officials
Staff Reporter | Bhopal
Education Minister Archana Chitnis has reviewed the preparations for Vivekananda Career Counselling Camps to be organised in all the 313 development blocks from January 27 to February 5.
The review meeting was held at the committee’s hall in the Vidhan Sabha premises. Those present at the meeting included Principal Secretary School Education Snehlata Shrivastava, Commissioner Rajya Shiksha Kendra Manoj Jhalani, Commissioner Higher Education Ashish Upadhyaya, Director Technical Education Ashish Dongre, Technical Training Commissioner Anupam Rajan and other officers.
Archana Chitnis elicited information from the officers of the preparations made so far. She informed that about 7.50 lakh students of Class X and XII would get the benefit of this scheme. The career counselling camps would be organised in any one school of all the blocks from January 27 to February 5. Before the counselling camps on January 17-18, a special training programe will be held for master trainers with the coordination of Higher Education Department.
She exhorted School Education, Higher Education and Technical Education departments to work with better coordination for effectively implementing the Vivekananda Career Counselling Scheme. One school in every block would soon be selected. The master trainers of Higher and Technical Education departments will take part in this process. Janbhagidari Samitis of colleges will also play an important role.
The meeting discussed establishment of a call centre giving suggestions related to education related policy matters. Chitnis has asked the three departments to prepare their respective action plant for setting up the call centre.