Bhopal:March 26,(Yasha Sharma)From the next academic session Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) course for science and commerce faculty would be introduced in class XI of Eklavya Model Residential Schools, which have been opened to impart excellent and quality education to students belonging to scheduled tribes. It has also been decided that instructions should be issued to district officers that studies of CBSE course be started on April 1 as scheduled and calendar be declared to complete the studies. These decisions were taken at a meeting of Board of Directors of Madhya Pradesh Tribal Welfare Residential and Ashram Educational Institutions Society the other day. The meeting was presided over by Tribal Welfare and Forest Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah.
As many as 12 Eklavya Model Residential Schools are being run in tribal predominant districts by Madhya Pradesh Tribal Welfare Residential and Ashram Educational Institution Society, Bhopal.
Seven posts of principal of Eklavya Model Residential Schools are lying vacant. These posts would be filled by serving principals of Education Department, Tribal Development Department, Central Schools, Novodaya Schools and Army Schools by giving them one higher pay scale or 10 percent deputation allowance. After negotiations with the applicants for principal’s post, a decision has also been taken to provide residence, 80 units of electricity and drinking water free of cost. Besides, it has also been decided to fill other vacant posts at par with Novodaya Schools and Central Schools.
The meeting, chaired by Tribal Welfare Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah, also decided to start professional courses in all the Eklavya Schools from the academic session 2008-09. The department would arrange for higher training to teachers of science and English subjects. Ten percent deputation allowance would also be given to trained teachers and lecturers.
Those present at the meeting of Board of Directors included Principal Secretary, Tribal Welfare Department, Shri OP Rawat, Additional Commissioner, Tribal Welfare, Shri GS Netam, chief engineer, Public Works Department and representatives of State Education Centre, Board of Secondary Education, Education Department and Women and Child Development Department.