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Odisha has made satisfactory progress in implementation of ‘SATH’

Bhubaneswar:5/4/18: Odisha has made satisfactory progress in implementation of ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital’ (SATH) programme, officials claimed today.

To usher in transformation in the education and healthcare sectors along with State governments, NITI Aayog had launched the SATH (Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital) programme.


While giving nod to the proposed road map of the project, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today directed the concerned departments to focus on improving quality of teaching learning activities in schools and learning outcomes of the students.

Development Commissioner R. Balakrishnan advised to improve educational administration at district and block level and make it more facilitating for the teachers and students.

A meeting held today at the state secretariat deliberated over the modalities for strengthening the remediation programmes like Ujjwal, Uttthan and Utkarsh.

Principal Secretary Pradeepta Kumar Mohapatra said “The recruitment process for 14000 elementary teachers has already come to an end. The newly recruited teachers are expected to join during April, 2018. It has been decided to develop an online data driven teacher student rationalization system. It was also decided to initiate the process for recruitment of secondary teachers as per requirement”, Principal Secretary Pradeepta Kumar Mohapatra said while taking part in the discussion.

Director OPEPA Bhupindarsingh Punia proposed modifications in 3 remediation programmes. Modified Ujjwal would focus on equipping students from Class-1 to 5 with basic skills in Odia, Mathematics and English.Among others, Principal Secretary Finance Tuhin Kanta Pandey also participated in the discussion.



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