District Education Officer (Elementary) Dinesh Kumar claimed that good quality, intellectual, creative education is being provided to children through these self-smart schools and e-contents are being used through LED projectors and Laptops. He further said that creation of smart school not only added to the ambience but also increased to the new enrollments to 2500.
Dinesh Kumar said that in Punjab there has been a radical change in the government schools and the appearance and education level of the schools is improving. He said this happed due to the campaign launched by the Punjab government to improve education.
“Now general public and parents have gained faith in government schools. The smart school at village Reona Bhola of the district become an example for the region and is providing better facilities to the children as compared to the nearby private schools. Under Padho Punjab, education is being provided to the children’s through learning aids due to which the students are competing in studies, sports and other competitions”, said Dinesh Kumar.
Sukhvinder Singh, a school teacher said that earlier due to non-paved floor, the children have to face the dust. Besides this, the boundary wall was also damaged and roofs were leaking in rains. He said that with the Panchayat funds the roof of the school was got repaired and the boundary wall was raised and the painting was got done. “Then school teachers with students planted various tree saplings which created a good environment in school. Due to the fact, positive results were seen in studies and at various state-level competitions. The villagers have formed a society named “Golden future of Children’. With the help of society in assistance with the Panchayat, a smart classroom was created and a library was got constructed. Besides this, facilities like RO water, Inverter, Free computer education, Green educational parks, Sound System, Stage, Swings, Sports kits, toys etc. are being provided to the children”, he said.
The children of this school got the second position in Kho-Kho at the district level and 4 students participated at State-level. School children every year succeeds in Navodaya school test and now 13 children are studying in Navodaya School. The school has children from four villages of the region. Children in the preschool nursery are being taught in English medium and there is an increase in the number of children in the school.