Task force set up to ensure better facilities for govt
school students

Task force set up to ensure better facilities for govt<br>school students

With the aim of assessing and ensuring that the benefits of
various government schemes are reaching the beneficiaries at the school
level including proper and regular serving of Mid-Day Meals (MDM) to
students, a task force has been constituted at two levels for inspection of
2,852 government schools, primary and upper primary, being run by the
state Basic Education Board in Prayagraj.

Basic Shiksha Adhikari (BSA), Prayagraj, Praveen Kumar Tiwari has been
appointed as the member secretary of the 12-member task force
constituted at the district-level under the chairmanship of District
Magistrate Sanjay Khatri.

Chief development officer (CDO), Chief Medical Officer (CMO), District
Inspector of Schools (DIOS), District Program Officer, District Supply Officer, all deputy chief medical officers, district development officers besides Project director of DRDA, Social welfare officer and District panchayati raj officer have been nominated as members of this committee.

At the development block level, the Block Education Officer (BEO) concerned has been appointed as the member secretary of the eight-member committee constituted under the chairmanship of the Sub-divisional magistrate concerned.

Block development Officer, Medical officer in-charge of the local Primary Health Centre, assistant development officer (Panchayat), Naib tehsildar and a official nominated by SDM, besides the Supply inspector concerned of the development block have been made members of it. Officers have been instructed to conduct inspections in accordance with the modules of the Prerna inspection app. Mission Prerna is the flagship programme of the UP government to improve the quality of education in 1.6 lakh schools functioning under the basic shiksha department across the state.

Each member of the committee needs to inspect at least five schools in a month and upload the findings online through the Prerna portal. Every month the meeting of the development block level committee would be convened by the BEO concerned and would be chaired by the SDM nominated as its chairman to review the findings of the inspections done during the month and necessary action needed in this regard, says the missive issued by CDO-Prayagraj Shipu Giri on April 12 in compliance of
the government orders issued for this task.