NALBARI,July 22 - A district-level training on Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar, 2016 was held under Sarva Siksha Abhijan at Nalbari Satra MV School today.
Resource person Prafulla Kalita, district programme officer of Nalbari SSA said that the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar will be given in two categories � primary and secondary. He added that the district will select 48 schools from both primary and secondary schools for the award. He directed the junior engineers and Cluster Resource Center Coordinators (CRCC) to submit the name and data of school for the district level selection by July 31. He further said that at the rural level, 36 schools will be selected while 12 schools will be selected from the urban category.
The Swacch vidyalaya will be rated as green, blue, yellow, orange and red as per the facilities available in the schools. At the State-level, a total of 40 schools � 20 from elementary and 20 from secondary levels will be awarded certificate of recognition. Even the State Government may provide additional grant to the schools selected for the State-level award. It may be mentioned here that at the national level, a total of 100 schools � 70 from rural areas and 30 from urban areas will be awarded from the State-level selection. The schools selected at the national level will be given a cash prize of Rs 50,000 in addition to the certificate of recognition. The training was also imparted by Ashraf Ali, Abedur Rahman among others. All the junior engineers and CRCCs of the district took part in the training.
Body of missing farmer recovered: The body of a farmer Jatin Baishya (43) of Morowa village who was missing since Wednesday after he went out in search of fodder was recovered from a deep grass field of Bhabanipur area on Thursday morning. The body had no injury marks. Police suspected that the farmer may have died of high blood pressure when he was cutting grass. The post mortem of the body was carried out at Nalbari Swahid Mukunda Kakati Civil Hospital.