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Change in timings of government schools, teachers welcome move

JAIPUR: Catering to the government school teachers’ long-standing call for, education minister Govind Singh Dotasara modified the timings of government faculties.
Dotasara declared that from April 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019 (which is regarded as to be the summer time length) the entire government faculties working in one shift will run between 7.30 am to 1 pm. And during October 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020 (which is regarded as to be wintry weather length), the timings can be modified to — 10 am to 4 pm.

BJP government in its closing tenure, had larger the length of the government faculties, which the prevailing Congress government has in any case modified. In summers, the variation as in comparison to earlier timings is of 40 minutes and in winters, the variation is that of 10 minutes.

Similarly, timings for the universities working in two shifts, from April 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019 can be 7 am to six pm (one shift of five.30 hours) and within the length between October 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020 can be 7.30 am to 5.30 pm (one shift of five hours).

Teachers’ affiliation of Rajasthan welcomed the transfer. Prakash Mishra, the president of Rajasthan Teachers’ Association stated, “Long instructing hours won't improve the standard of education. Moreover, students’ minds don’t paintings for lengthy periods. So, this is a just right step by the government.”

Committee to review adjustments in textbooks

To review the adjustments made by the previous BJP government within the school textbooks within the state, education minister Govind Singh Dotasara has determined to form a committee.

BJP government altered the varsity textbooks and adjusted many ancient info alleging that they had been unsuitable. It is mentioned within the books that Prithviraj Chauhan defeated the invader Mohmmad Ghori and Mughal emperor Akbar lost the title of ‘Great’. In Science, mythology was added and Vedic mathematics was made compulsory. In 2016, Jawaharlal Nehru’s identify was dropped from elegance VIII textbooks.

Educationists across the state criticised the adjustments alleging that the transfer was made to instil false nationalism and Hindutva among the students. Now, with the Congress government in energy, some more adjustments are being expected and those committees are made to change the previous decisions.

Experts and educationists of all topics can be a part of the committee that may review the books.

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