Ranchi: Sapan Kumar, the principal of ‘Utkramit Madhya Vidyalaya’ has transformed the entire village into a classroom, making students self-sufficient.
The Principal of Utkramit Madhya Vidyalaya Excelled in Lifting Children With Self-Reliance
In the reign of the corona-pandemic all around, the school principal of a Jharkhand Village School has propelled education by taking it to another level. Sapan Kumar, the principal of ‘Utkramit Madhya Vidyalaya’, located at Dumarthar village in Dumka has been into the light of excelling for transforming the entire village into a classroom. Now, in this village, the walls are being used as blackboards where the students solve assignments allotted by teachers through loudspeakers.
The teachers are putting extended efforts to make the children self-sufficient. The teachers are guiding them in making chalks, mats, brooms, and other materials required to run a class. The principal said students are producing chalks, mats, and brooms after their classes, and the materials used for making the blackboard are obtained from local resources without using any chemicals or paint.
As per his statement, he took this initiative to make children learn the importance of self-reliance. He also believes that all-round development is important for a child to become successful in life. He then said, “I found it too expensive to buy chalks. Therefore, I started looking for an alternative. After brainstorming for a few days, I decided to produce it on our own. As it was not very difficult to get the raw materials.”
Further, he added that these students are producing more than 200 chalks each day. Also, informed that the mats are being made with palm leaves. Due to the pandemic, the outdoor classes are set in accordance to maintain social distancing.
Altogether, the children happy to new learn new skills as it’s a new experience to them.
(Source: The New Indian Express)