Good news! No more school bags for primary kids in Vadodara

first_img Asian News International New DelhiJuly 23, 2019UPDATED: July 23, 2019 10:34 IST Primary kids in Vadodara are now excused from carrying heavy school bagsIn a unique approach, children studying in primary classes in government schools of Vadodara have been excused from carrying heavy bags to the school and back. They are instead being provided with study kits which are kept in the school itself.Study kits for children’The children come to the school empty-handed, study with the help of study kits and leave the schools after depositing them back.’Jigar Thakur, the principal of one such school said.'”They are not given any homework and are taught using practical methods like storytelling, songs and acting,” Jigar Thakur further added.Part of the Pragna initiativeIt is a part of the Pragna initiative launched by the state government to bring about reforms in the education system. Children too seemed happy with the initiative and said they were happy with the ‘no bags’ system.”We get the notebooks to study here and we learn many new activities daily. We get the books here too and so we have to carry no bags to the school,” Suraj, a student said.Read: Sports university to come up in Punjab, admissions to begin from this dateRead: Interschool festival themed around ‘Save the Forest, Save the Tiger’Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byKaran Yadav Tags :Follow school backpacksFollow No more backpacks Good news! No more school bags for primary kids in VadodaraPrimary kids in Vadodara are now excused from carrying heavy school bags.advertisementlast_img

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