Dehradun/Uttarakhand: 16 Aug. 2022, Khabar on Tuesday from Rajdhani, New Cantt Road CM residence located in Dehradun, Chief Minister of Dettol School Hygiene Education Program, Pushkar Singh Dhami inaugurated the program in Chief Sevak Sadan of Uttarakhand. Dettol School Hygiene Education Program will be run in 13 thousand primary schools of all 13 districts of Uttarakhand. For this, MoU was also signed between Director General of Education, Banshidhar Tiwari and Director External Affairs and Partnership, SOA, Reckitt. Ravi Bhatnagar.
On this occasion, CM Dhami said that the Dettol School Hygiene Education Program will bring about a change in the daily behavior of the children towards cleanliness. He said that it is necessary to create awareness among children about cleanliness in personal, schools, homes and nearby areas. He said that from birth to the age of six years, the mental and physical development of children is the fastest. Children move forward following the discipline that children get in the early stages of life. The coming 25 years will be the nectar of the country, these children of today will be the captains of the country after 25 years. It is important to give them the right direction.
During this, the Chief Minister said that Uttarakhand is the first state in the country to implement the National Education Policy-2020. For the implementation of the National Education Policy, Bal Vatikas have been started in 4457 co-located Anganwadi centers in the state. New programs like ‘Praveshotsav’, ‘Aarohi’, ‘Kaushalam’, ‘Anandam’, ‘Vidya Setu’ are being conducted. In order to promote online education, virtual classrooms have been established in central studios and 500 schools in all 13 districts of the state.
Along with this, subjects like Vedic Science, Vedic Mathematics and Management Introduction to Bhagavad Gita have been implemented as co-curriculars in higher education with the aim of acquainting the students with Indian culture and Indian knowledge system. To promote research and start-ups in higher educational institutions