Four Kasturba Vidyalaya Plus Two of Bhagalpur will be upgraded, and smart class and vocational courses also

Four Kasturba Vidyalaya Plus Two of Bhagalpur will be upgraded, and smart class and vocational courses also

To provide quality education to the daughters of the underprivileged community, there are 25 Kasturba schools in the district. Now all the Kasturba schools in the district will be upgraded to Plus Two. Already 21 schools in the district have been upgraded to plus two. The remaining four schools have also got the green signal to upgrade them to plus two. Now the girl students of Kasturba Vidyalaya operating in Kharik, Nathnagar, Rangara Chowk and Ismailpur blocks will also be able to study till Inter without any problems.

Initiatives are taken to prevent dropout

In Kasturba Vidyalaya, girls from underprivileged communities were given an education from classes six to eight. After completing class VIII, they are enrolled in other schools in class IX. Many times, after the eighth standard, the girl students are not able to continue their further studies. This time too, after passing class VIII from Kasturba Vidyalaya, a campaign was launched by the Education Department to enroll 100% girl students in class IX.

Kasturba Vidyalaya at a Glance - Highlights

Number of Kasturba Schools in District: 25
Total No. of Girls Enrolled: 2463
SC Girls: 815
ST Girls: 204
Backward Caste Girls: 1268
Girls from Economically Weaker Section: 107
Minority girl students: 69

Ravi Kumar, who oversees the Kasturba division of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, said that after upgrading all Kasturba schools to plus two, girls would be able to comfortably continue their studies up to Inter. Girl students studying in Kasturba Vidyalaya get all facilities including a hostel, so the dropout rate of girl students from disadvantaged communities will come down significantly. At the same time, the girl students of Kasturba Vidyalaya will now get the facility of smart classes and vocational courses.

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Youth shot dead in broad daylight in Nalanda, there was a dispute over banana

Youth shot dead in broad daylight in Nalanda, there was a dispute over banana

A youth has been murdered in broad daylight in Nalanda, Bihar. On Sunday, miscreants shot and killed a young man in the Trilok Vigha village in the Hilsa police station area. After the incident, the miscreants fled after firing a dozen in the air to spread panic. The deceased youth is Jaggu Prasad, the 27-year-old son of Dev Sharan Prasad, a resident of Trilok Vigha village. Taking quick action, the police arrested the killer Ajay Kumar. Police sent the body to Sadar Hospital for post-mortem.

The controversy happened during the Chhath festival

It is said about the incident that Jaggu had a dispute with Akhilesh Prasad of the village and his brother Ajay Kumar over cutting bananas during Chaiti Chhath. After this Akhilesh Prasad and Ajay Kumar beat Jaggu Prasad's brother Chhotu Prasad and broke his leg. Due to serious injuries, he was treated in Patna. In this regard, the victim's relatives had lodged an FIR in the police station against many people including Akhilesh Prasad. Taking action, the police arrested Akhilesh Prasad and sent him to jail. DSP Krishna Murari said that raids are being conducted to arrest the other accused.

Even after Panchayati, the case was sent to jail

According to the villagers, after the dispute, a settlement was reached between both the parties in which the accused party had given Rs 3500 as a fine. Despite this, Jaggu Prasad had sent Akhilesh Prasad to jail after doing a case. On Saturday, Akhilesh demanded money from Jaggu Prasad. After this, an incident of the fighting took place between the two. At around 10.30 on Sunday, Ajay Kumar, Akhilesh Prasad, Bilton Kumar, and some of his associates came and started firing Jaggu Prasad. Jaggu's brother-in-law Prem Kumar, who came to the rescue, was also beaten up. Meanwhile, Ajay Kumar shot Jaggu Kumar in the head, killing him on the spot.

The father said that if the police had come on information, the son's life would have been saved.

Jaggu's father said that on Saturday evening when Akhilesh and his brother Ajay came to the house, they were abusing and threatening us. At that time the police were informed but the police did not come. The father said that son Jaggu's life would have been saved had the police taken immediate cognizance. SHO Ghulam Sarwar said that he was not given any kind of information.

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