At one time looking very normal and facing the challenges of lack of facilities as well as lack of enrollment of students. government school Today, not only has it been recognized as an attractive school, but there has also been a significant increase in enrollment. It is a matter of Government Higher Secondary School located in Sahodi village of Alwar district of Rajasthan, in which colorful paintings with designs of pencils and books have been done on the walls. It has not only attracted the attention of its students but also their parents and the school has seen a significant increase in enrollment.
The walls of the school, its classrooms are painted with pencils, letters, books and inspirational quotes and the water tank has been given a new look by giving the shape of a colorful attractive bottle. Due to which the enrollment has almost doubled in the last two years. This is not the only school in Rajasthan that has carved a niche for itself, but there are hundreds of government schools that have carved a niche with their own unique design. Not only has there been a significant increase in enrollment in those schools, but other aspects such as cleanliness, discipline and study environment have also improved. These schools are being rejuvenated with donors, organizations as well as government funds.
The new principal of the school got the rejuvenation done
Kiran, principal of Sahodi's Government Higher Secondary School, said, "When I took over as the principal, the school building was not in good condition." He told, even before entering the school, the attraction of the building fascinates the mind. The walls have been tastefully painted and the drinking water tank has been given the shape of a colored bottle. The stairs for learning have been prepared by coloring them with alphabets. A selfie point has also been created in the school premises, which attracts the students and inspires them to fly higher by putting on the wings of education, he said.
School got many awards
An amount of about Rs 40 lakh was spent by the Sehgal Foundation on the renovation and rejuvenation of the school, in which the villagers also helped. The principal of the school said that there has been a significant increase in enrollment after the renovation of the school. It's almost double. The renovation of the school has helped in creating an atmosphere of discipline, study and cleanliness in the school. He said that on August 5 this year, the school was awarded the state-level award in cleanliness. There are many other schools in Alwar district, which have been renovated in an innovative way.
Walls painted for children's interest in reading
Rajesh Lavania, an engineer working in the education department, who has given a new identity to the buildings of government schools in Alwar, said, “The class of another school in the district has been made in the shape of a train compartment and walls are built to create interest in reading among the students. has been painted blue. At the same time, efforts have been made to make other schools child-friendly by making class rooms in the shape of buses, airplanes, water ships.
He said, this has increased the enrollment in all the schools. Its effect is visible not only in studies, but positive changes are also visible in terms of discipline and cleanliness. He said that these innovations have been used on school buildings not only in Alwar but also in other districts including Dholpur, Chittorgarh, Pali and their classrooms have been decorated in various forms. He said that these government buildings have been painted with innovative approach by government funds and participation of donors and organizations.
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