Under the new policy, students of all government, non-government and aided schools will go to school one day a week without bags.
Government’s new policy on school bags
The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to drastically reduce the weight of school bags. government’s new policy Under this, students of 1.30 lakh schools in the state have been exempted from carrying bags once a week. This information has been given in an official circular. In fact, under the new policy, students of all government, non-government and aided schools will go to school one day a week without bags. Activities related to business work experience will be conducted on this day. Apart from this, class wise weight of books has been fixed for the students in all the schools in the state.
With this step of the government, students will get relief from huge bags. In this regard, Madhya Pradesh School Education Department Deputy Secretary Pramod Singh issued an order on August 29, which will come into force with immediate effect. It has been said in the order that with a view to implement the National Education Policy, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education and Literacy, Government of India issued these guidelines for the students studying in the state in compliance with the School Bag Policy 2020 issued by the circular. went.
children will not get homework
According to an official, there are about 1.30 lakh schools in Madhya Pradesh, in which about 1.54 crore students study. As per the order no homework will be given to the students till class 2. At the same time, homework of more than two hours will not be given to the students of class 9 to 12 every day. At the same time, students of classes 3, 4 and 5 can be given homework for a maximum of two hours every week. Schools have been asked to keep practice books, workbooks and other essential items of students up to class 8 in the classroom.
What did the school bag weight order say?
At the same time, in the order issued regarding the weight of the school bag, it has been said that the District Education Officer will check the weight of the school bag every three months by randomly selecting the schools in his district and the weight of the bag should be within the prescribed limit, Will ensure this. According to the order, students should not have more books than those prescribed by the state government and prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCRT).
According to the order, classes for computer, moral education and general knowledge should be held without books. It has been said in the order that classes of health, physical education, sports and arts should also be conducted without books. While fixing the class-wise weight of books for the students, it has been said that now the weight limit of 1st and 2nd class students will be 1.6 kg to 2.2 kg, while the weight limit of 3rd to 5th class students will be 1.7 kg. to 2.5 kg, for VI and VII from 2 kg to 3 kg, for VIII from 2.5 kg to 4 kg and for IX and 10 from 2.5 kg to 4.5 kg. According to the order, the weight of the bags of 11th and 12th class students will be decided by the school management committee on the basis of various subjects.
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