Punjab all set to start 2nd phase of ‘Nakal Virodhi Abhiyan’

  • Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Oct 15, 2014 18:53 IST

Punjab education department is all set to start second phase of its awareness campaign against mass copying from October 17. Dr Daljit Singh Cheema would formally inaugurate the campaign from Jalandhar during a zonal function.

Disclosing this here on Wednesday, an official spokesperson of the education department said this ambitious campaign was started from Bathinda on August 28, 2013. He said teachers, principals and children from Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and Jalandhar districts would take part in the inaugural function of ‘Nakal Virodhi Abhiyan’.

He said this campaign was joint venture of education department and Punjab school education board. He said under this campaign, essay writing, declamation contest, poem writing and recitation and mini marathon are being organised in each district of Punjab. He said all schools from block level to Tehsil level are taking part in the competitions. He said that there would be total seven zonal functions and all 22 districts would be covered in seven zones. All the prize winners from all 22 districts would be felicitated in zonal functions.

He said the objective of this campaign was to generate awareness against mass copying. He said approximately 1,200 principals and teachers would take part in the inaugural function. He said the chairperson of PSEB, Tejinder Kaur Dhaliwal would supervise the whole campaign whereas deputy director, SCERT, Shruti Shukla has been made the convener.

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