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Piramal Foundation organizes orientation program on Demo Schools

Post by on Friday, June 17, 2022

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Baramulla, June16: A Day long orientation program was organized on Demonstration Schools (Demo Schools) with the Zonal Education Officers of district Baramulla at Girls Higher Secondary School Baramulla here on Thursday. 
The program was organized by Piramal Foundation as part of the Aspirational Districts Collaborative (ADC) in collaboration with the office of Chief Education Officer (CEO) Baramulla.  
Piramal Foundation is a social and development sector organization which is also an implementing partner of NITI Aayog in ADC program.
While speaking at the orientation program, Chief Education Officer Baramulla, G. M. Lone thanked the Piramal Foundation for taking such an initiative. 
“There is an urgent need to promote demo schools across the district and we are hopeful that these schools will go a long way in changing the education landscape of the district and propel us to the top among 112 Aspirational Districts”, CEO Baramulla said.   
During the orientation, members of Piramal Foundation’s ADC team in Baramulla gave detailed presentations on ADC and Demo Schools.
Speaking on the concept of Demo Schools, District Lead ADC, Krishna Mohan, shared the entire plan of the project. 
“We will be primarily focusing on Foundational Numeracy and Literacy, Student Learning Outcomes, Teachers’ Capacity Building, and School Processes Strengthening, among other things”, Krishna Mohan said.  
It is pertinent to mention that the program was part of Piramal Foundation’s ADC program, which is a flagship initiative of NITI Aayog, started in 2018 by the Government of India to uplift more than 100 million people living in 112 Aspirational Districts across the country. 

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