Ganjam: In a bid to increase the attendance of students in schools, Ganjam district administration officials have a unique step in this regard.
According to reports, ‘No Bag’ pilot project has been introduced in government schools in which students do not have to carry bags and books on Saturdays.
The pilot project will be implemented in at least 20 schools in each block, district education officer said.
This program is being implemented as part of the ‘happiness curriculum’. Authorities will also provide materials in this regard, the administration said.
Previously, the district administration already initiated Madhu App as an effort towards the same. Children on such days are expected to take part in cultural activities. The entire curriculum on the ‘No Bag Day’ is dedicated to, art, dance, music, etc.