GUWAHATI, April 9 - Gunotsav, the initiative launched by the State Government for quality assessment in elementary education evoked good response in Dibrugarh along with rest of the State. The Gunotsav ended on April 7, a press release stated.
The idea behind the initiative was to evaluate schools and students by assessing their performance and design strategies to bring about quality improvement in levels of learning as well as in the school environment.
Of the 1,891 schools in the district, 1,448 provincialised lower primary schools, 269 upper primary schools, 52 composite schools and 122 tea garden-managed lower primary schools were externally evaluated by 645 external evaluators from the district as well as from the neighbouring districts like Tinsukia, Sivasagar, and Charaideo.
Ravi Capoor, Additional Chief Secretary, Industry & Commerce & Social Welfare visited Dibrugarh Bengali High School, Graham Bazar Boys� MES and Graham Bazar Girls� HS and interacted with the pupils, parents and the teachers and offered valuable suggestions for improvement of the learning process, besides taking recourse to childwise monitoring with effective classroom transaction.
Rajiv Kumar Borah, Additional Chief Secretary, WPT & BC and Power visited Amolapatty Junior Basic LP School, Chapori Ward LP School and Jeutimorol ME School and performed external evaluation on reading, writing and numeracy skill of the pupils.
While expressing his observations on the competency level of English, he revealed that the students should be encouraged to enjoy the language through regular reading and writing practices in their age-appropriate classes so as to develop their ability to communicate effectively.