The initiative aims at imparting education in a simple but an interesting manner by using the strong medium of radio
Chandigarh: To bring qualitative improvement in primary education, the Punjab government has decided to start radio classrooms in all government primary schools from December 20 under its Parvesh Project.
Stating on the decision, the state education minister Sikander Singh Maluka said under the new arrangement, a special 20-minute education programme would be telecast through regional centre of FM Jalandhar, FM Rainbow, Jalandhar, Local Radio Station, Bathinda and Patiala from 1430 hrs to 1450 hrs for primary students.
This new initiative is aimed at imparting education on selected subjects in a simple but an interesting manner by using the strong medium of radio.
“The Punjab government was committed to upgrade the primary education and decided to adopt different mediums and interesting manners to develop more interest for education among tender minds,” he added.
He said after comprehensive study it was found that by using the medium of radio, some tough concepts could be explained to the kids in a simple manner and the special radio classroom initiative would also help the young minds to concentrate on studies.
The minister has directed the Director General School Education to ensure provision of radio sets in all the government primary schools besides educating the teachers about the channel and its frequency for this new radio classroom system.