Bhubaneswar:25/4/23: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the third phase of the 5T High School Transformation programme today. On the first day of this phase, the Chief Minister dedicated 357 transformed high schools in 4 districts of the state today.
The transformed schools includes 106 high schools in Ganjam district, 87 in Angul, 57 in Keonjhar and 107 in Jagatsinghpur. A total of 2,151 transformed high schools will be inaugurated in the third phase.
It is worth noting that 3981 schools have been transformed in the state in the last two phases. After the completion of the three phases, a total of 6132 schools will be transformed in the state.
Addressing the students through video conferencing on this occasion, the Chief Minister said that the success of the students is the success of Odisha. Efforts have been made to provide all modern facilities to the children in 5T schools.
The Chief Minister said that the children could take this opportunity to showcase their talent, the glory of their own and their families would increase as well as the glory of the entire Odisha.On this occasion, students from different schools narrated their experiences in relation to the 5T transformation in the schools.
During the program, the Chief Minister interacted with the children and asked them what they wanted to be in the future, and they all said that they would become administrative officers, doctors and engineers.
5T Secretary V.K. Pandian participated in discussion with the children and said that the Chief Minister has not only provided better education for children in government schools, but has also provided 15 percent reservation for them in medical and engineering colleges.