Monthly Archives: September 2013

Morning Assembly

 Morning Assembly     

        The morning assembly is an indispensible part of any institution and offering ones heart and soul to God, through the medium of the prayer cleans the soul and purges it of all evil. Hence the Morning Prayer forms an important part in the day’s itinerary. The students are encouraged to speak on some thought-provoking topic, explain the thought for the day and read the news. All this ensures a holistic development of young minds. In addition to this the school celebrates most festivals and special days like the Republic Day, Independence Day in the traditional way so that the students imbibe the best of our value system, traditions and culture.

        Assembly is an important feature of any educational Institution. The morning assembly of Government Model High School, Sector 25, Chandigarh has a significant role in the functioning of school. Talks on various subjects are delivered by the teachers every day to enhance the moral and spiritual quotient of the students.  Teachers encourages the students to think big and prepare themselves for the future so that they can become responsible citizens of the country and contribute to its development. Talks are also delivered in the assembly on the life of great personalities such as freedom, fighters, historians and scientists. Different days have been assigned to different classes for the morning assembly to stream line the process and prevent chaos during the assembly.

Mid-Day Meal Scheme

Mid-Day Meal Scheme

                    The Mid-day Meal Scheme is the popular name for school meal programme in India. It involves provision of lunch free of cost to school-children on all working days. The key objectives of the programme are: protecting children from classroom hunger, increasing school enrolment and attendance, improved socialisation among children belonging to all castes, addressing malnutrition, and social empowerment through provision of employment to women.

            The Foodgrains are being lifted from FCI godowns and quality checked by the committee consisting of Distt. Education Officer, Dir. Health Services, representative of FCI and Principal of Schools. Thereafter the cooked meal has been introduced in all Govt. schools, thereby covering approx.40,000 students. The meals are being served in stainless steel thalis, spoon and glass.

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

                Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is Government of India’s flagship programme for achievement of Universalization of Elementary Education (UEE) in a time bound manner, as mandated by 86th amendment to the Constitution of India making free and compulsory Education to the Children of 6-14 years age group, a Fundamental Right.

             SSA is being implemented in partnership with State Governments to cover the entire country and address the needs of 192 million children in 1.1 million habitations.

          The programme seeks to open new schools in those habitations which do not have schooling facilities and strengthen existing school infrastructure through provision of additional class rooms, toilets, drinking water, maintenance grant and school improvement grants.

             Existing schools with inadequate teacher strength are provided with additional teachers, while the capacity of existing teachers is being strengthened by extensive training, grants for developing teaching-learning materials and strengthening of the academic support structure at a cluster, block and district level.

                SSA seeks to provide quality elementary education including life skills. SSA has a special focus on girl’s education and children with special needs. SSA also seeks to provide computer education to bridge the digital divide.