Udaipur : Primary class students at the Maa-Badi Kendra in Bilaghati village in Sarada tehsil here won a cash prize of 2 thousand rupees from the Governor who was highly pleased by their enthusiasm and learning capabilities. At a time when the government schools are at radar for their poor performances, teachers at the Maa Badi Kendra received appreciation from the Governor himself who said they were doing a great job after assessing the capabilities of the tribal students reading here.
Governor Kalyan Singh was on a visit to the tribal dominant Sarada tehsil on Tuesday and had gone at the Maa-Badi Kendra having classes up to the fourth standard. He asked one of the girls if she could count and instantly the little girl started counting from 1 to 100 in English. Pleased by her performance, Singh asked her name and the little girl again astonished the governor when she answered back in English “ My name is Asha Kumari, Sir” . The girl recited an english poem too. Singh asked few students to narrate tables and he was pleasantly surprised to know that the pupils could fluently recall tables till 19.
The children impressed the governor by their general knowledge as they answered correctly when asked about the names of the Prime Minister, President, Chief Minister and Governor. He enquired about the teachers who were teaching the children and congratulated them for their contribution. The governor gave 2 thousand rupees to the teachers Devilal and Shubna as a gesture of appreciation. He also distributed fruits to the children. Divisional commissioner BhavaniSingh Detha, CEO Zila Parishad Neha Giri, legislator Amritlal Meena, Additional SP (rural) RevantDan were present during the inspection. During his visit, the Governor held a Choupal at the Kharbar village and interacted with the villagers to enquire about their living conditions and farm situations. He was pleasantly surprised when he spoke to a tribal girl who told him that she had passed the B.Ed course and waiting for the result of the third grade teachers recruitment exam. He asked other girls too about their educational level and job opportunities.