Panaji: December 27,2019 ::: The Government through the Department of Education signed a MOU with Dempo Vishwa Gram Shala, in the presence of Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant at a function held at Porvorim today. As per the MOU the Dempo Vishwa Gram Shala will run one Government high school and three Government Primary schools from Sankhalim constituency
The Chief Minister speaking on the occasion said that the Government under an initiative has started imparting training to teaching faculty in the state. Teachers have to update, refresh, improve themselves in regards to knowledge and should strive to come out of the box and equip themselves with innovative knowledge. Teacher, he said need to work to change the mindset of the students to cherish vision so as to enable them to become scientists,professionals, academicians. etc. To fulfil this objective he said teachers should put more efforts to acquire overall educational development of the children. Teacher becomes responsible for the educational success and failure of the student he opined.
The Chief Minister also said that the Goan student should not only rely on Government jobs. but strive to develop themselves as well knowledgeable person and he would be happy to know that the Goan students from rural areas aims to work in countries like Germany Australia and USA.
The Patron of Dempo Vishwa Gram Shala Shri Sriniwas Dempo in his address said that the objective behind taking over Government Schools is to assist Government to improve the standard of education and extend access of quality education to the children from rural schools. The students from rural areas are hard working and need access to opportunity he opined. He also appealed to the parents to prepare their children to face challenges of the world, and at the same time advised the students not to confined themselves to academic knowledge. We have to introduce new concepts and to improve quality of education the teachers would provided proper training he added.
The Director of Education Ms. Vandana Rao IAS welcomed the gathering. Project Director, Dr. Victoria Chowgule, OSD to Chief Minister shri Dayanand Javadekar, Teachers , Parents, PTA chairman, Members were present on the occasion.