Nagpur: “The students of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) schools too have tremendous potential to excel in life. They have talent, ability to work hard and understanding. Unfortunately, these students are lacking in confidence. Therefore, it is needed to inspire them to build confidence,” Additional Municipal Commissioner Ram Joshi said.
Joshi was addressing at the inaugural function of a workshop for NMC school teachers organised at Raje Raghuji Bhonsale Nagar Bhavan. In cooperation with ‘Asar,’ NMC will conduct a survey of its schools to decide the standards of students studying in second standard to eight standard in schools of the civic body. The workshop was held to update teachers.
Stating that the education year 2019-2020 will be inspiring one for the NMCschools,Joshi said, “NMC started implementation of different projects and schemes to change the approach of citizens towards NMC schools. The survey being conducted with the help of’ Asar’ will bring positive change in society.”
Deputy Commissioner, Rajesh Mohite, Education Officer Sandhya Medpalliwar; Principal of DICPT Ravindra Ramatkar, Programme officer of Zilla Parishad Pramod Wankhede; NMC Programme Officer Dhanlal Chauliwar; Assistant Education Officer (Higher secondary) Kusum Chaflekar, Assistant Education Officer Preeti Bandwar were also present.
Appreciating the initiative by Asar to increase education standard, Joshi stated, different projects have been started by NMC to improve qualitative and over development of standards of NMC schools. NMC has been providing different benefits to its students. It is needed to promote these schemes to parents and to establish communication with them, he added.
NMC has decided to conduct survey of 1403 students of II standard; 1568 students of III standard; 1604 students of IV standard, 1703 students of V standard, 1942 students of VI standard, 1836 students of VII standard and 2176 students of VIII standard studying in NMC schools.
Pratibha Lokhande conducted the proceedings and Dhanlal Chauliwar proposed a vote of thanks.