Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann launched the ‘School of Eminence’, an ambitious project of the Punjab government. CM Bhagwant Mann noted that it is a revolutionary step towards ensuring a bright future for students. The Punjab government fixed a budget of Rs 200 crore for the ‘School of Eminence’ project.
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann Launched ‘School of Eminence’ Project- Key Points
- The five pillars of the ‘School of Eminence’ are state-of-the-art infrastructure, academics, human resource management, sports, co-curricular activities, and community engagement.
- The project is also concerned with inducing innovative teaching methods for the students to guide for professional examinations.
- CM Bhagwant Mann noted that the schools are being set up keeping in mind the aspirations of the freedom fighters which prepare students for future needs and help make Punjab a role model in the field of education.
- He described teachers as Nation-builders and informed that teachers have played an important role in bringing qualitative change in the field of education.
Objectives of the ‘School of Eminence’ Project
The ‘School of Eminence’ project aims to rejuvenate education in government schools and ensure the holistic development of students. Under the ‘School of Eminence’ project the Punjab government will upgrade 117 government schools in 23 districts with special emphasis on classes 9 to 12.