‘Mo School’ Campaign announced by Odisha government to connect to childhood memories

first_imgYesterday, on the occasion of Children’s Day, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik spent some quality time with students at state-level celebrations and made various important announcements in order to enhance the state’s education level. He announced ‘Mo school’ campaign to promote and facilitate volunteerism to give back to their alma maters.Contributing to the school’s developmentAs per NDTV report, he said, “Each one of us has got an emotional attachment to the school we have studied. In some way or other we want to be connected to our school. Small or big, we want to contribute to the development of our school. In this context, I announce MO SCHOOL campaign. This campaign will promote and facilitate volunteerism to give back to our alma maters.””Many of you want to donate something to your school, put up a science lab or library, provide scholarships, volunteer your time to teach students and promote sports in schools,” he added.(Read: West Bengal beats Odisha in Rosogolla war, gets GI tag)Connect to your childhood memoryAccording to the Chief Minister, “Mo School campaign will facilitate all of this — it will provide a platform where you connect to your childhood memory and be a part of the change you want to see in your schools.”Further, he also said that: “I commit that whatever is contributed in terms of funds for developing our schools, the state will contribute double the amount. I announce an initial corpus of Rs 100 crore for this initiative.” Best three school of every block will get a cash award of rupees one lakh each, which will be distributed among the teachers.advertisement”Odisha has reached a certain level in most indicators of development. Education will take us its next defining moment and level. If you look at the history of civilisation, the greatest transformation has come about with education. With our focus on quality education, we can take our state to the next level. This can happen when all of us join together in a movement,” he said in a Facebook post.Read: New education policy to come next month, says Prakash Javadekar Read: Rajasthan’s education department’s magazine asks women to grind chakki and fill water pitchers to stay fitlast_img

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