Mega PTM in SDMC schools witnesses 78% participation
New Delhi: With an aim to boost the skills of students and to sharpen their attitude towards learning and becoming an agent of social and futuristic change, South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Sunday organised agenda-based PTM in its all schools across its jurisdiction.
"Parents Teachers Meetings in all 581 Primary schools today witnessed around 78 per cent participation of the enthusiastic parents and their unique level of understanding while interacting with the teachers on the progress of their wards and their overall development. The PTMs have been conducted in a smooth and seamless manner as per an agenda formulated to turn entire exercise into result oriented venture," said the Corporation officials.
SDMC Mayor Narendera Chawla during his visit to a number of schools in the west zone described holding of PTM in one go in all 581 schools in two shifts a unique initiative to analyse all the valuable suggestions received from the parents and chalk out an action plan to make students better than the best as far as their keenness to learning is concerned.
"SDMC has provided an atmosphere conducive to learning in order to make our schools better than public schools. Earlier when separate PTMs were organized in schools on different days and timings only 40 per cent participation of the parents could be witnessed. The participation of around 78 per cent parents is an encouraging sign which signifies the intention of parents to see their wards acquiring perfection in education," the Mayor said.
"89 per cent participation in MMTC colony school is testimony to the importance and relevance of the Mega PTM," he added.
The Commissioner Punit Kumar Goel instructed the officers on regular intervals to visit maximum number of schools and prepare a detailed reports on the impact of the meeting.
"The officers of the Education Department visited schools to inspect and assess the impact of the Mega PTM. The doctors and other staff of the School Health Scheme visited around 20-20 schools in each zone to give useful information on hygiene and healthcare and distribute swachhta kit, pamphlets on prevention and control of vector borne diseases, good deeds related to the environment," he said.