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JAIPUR: The federal government’s transfer to give you Mahatma Gandhi Authorities English Medium faculties at each block stage is being criticised for being arrange in locations the place there are not any Hindi medium faculties for college kids who’re weak in English.
In line with authorities plans, Hindi medium faculties can be transformed into English medium and college students who can’t deal with the Queen’s language can be shifted to close by Hindi faculties. Nevertheless, there are lots of locations the place there are not any Hindi faculties in 1km to 3km radius.
In Narehada village in Kotputli, a authorities senior secondary faculty has been transformed into English faculty however there isn’t a Hindi faculty close by.
A trainer of the college mentioned, “Now we have began receiving calls from mother and father. There’s a secondary faculty for women however it won’t be able to accommodate all lady college students. In a close-by village, there’s a increased secondary faculty however just for science topics. In one other village there’s a faculty however with solely arts topics are taught. There can be issues which the federal government ought to have thought earlier than taking this determination.”
There are greater than 300 blocks in Rajasthan the place English medium faculties can be opened. The federal government has already opened 164 English medium faculties and the remaining can be coated quickly.
A senior authorities official, nonetheless, mentioned the scholars who’re at the moment learning in Hindi medium faculties which might be being transformed into English faculties is not going to be pressured to shift.
“Final 12 months, when English medium faculties had been opened in each district, college students got further lessons to regulate to English. Furthermore, this 12 months faculties have been opened until class VIII. From class 9 to 12, college students will stay in the identical faculty and yearly we’ll add another class. If nonetheless there are particular issues concerning faculties’ distance, we’ll speak to lecturers and college students to discover a resolution for it,” mentioned a senior official.
Spokesperson of Rajasthan Shikshak Evam Panchayati Raj Karamchari Sangh Narayan Singh Sisodia termed it to be towards the Proper to Schooling (RTE) guidelines.
“It’s towards the foundations of RTE as faculties needs to be inside 1 km to three km. Although the federal government is saying they won’t drive college students out of the college, however they’ve made guidelines to maintain the power in a classroom from 30 to 60. How are they planning to confess extra college students? It’s a complicated state of affairs. Authorities ought to maintain all of the components in thoughts earlier than changing a faculty in English medium as a result of it will be troublesome for college kids,” mentioned Sisodia.