Gyan Yatra has begun in Hailakandi district of Assam with scores of students taken on excursional tour to places of importance enabling them to broaden their outlook and vision towards life.
The week-long programme under the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan begun on Tuesday with students from different secondary and senior secondary schools taken to places of interest. Guide teachers accompanied the students to DC’s campus, district library, education campus and other places of importance.
Inspector of Schools, Rajiv Kumar Jha said his office is facilitating the week-long programme to ensure students of Class IX get the first hand experience on visiting the different places in the district and meeting people to exchange views on a gamut of issues that will enable them to tap on their interests. “This experiential learning in contrast to the classroom learning will help to broaden the social outlook and horizons of the students,” said Jha.
The students during their visit to the DC’s campus met Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli in her office chamber. Jalli, while interacting with the students stressed on the importance of learning beyond the classroom and also gave them advice on how to make life meaningful. The students exchanged pleasantries with the Deputy Commissioner and thanked her for sparing time out of her busy schedule.