A private member bill stating that children of State government employees must compulsorily study at government schools will be presented by MLC Raghu Achar, said Minister for Primary Education Tanveer Sait, reports Kannada Prabha.
Speaking to newspersons at Mubbebihal on Sunday, he said if the private member bill gets approved by the Vidhana Sabha and Vidhana Parishat, an Act will be formulated to that effect. After a bill is tabled, it is not difficult to issue an Act. After a law is passed it must be implemented. "There should not be a difference between proclamation and implementation. Let us wait and see what happens after the private member bill is presented," he said.
If this bill is implemented then starting from the Chief Minister, Cabinet Ministers, to legislators, MLCs, IAS and IPS officers and all State government employees must compulsorily send their children to government schools, he said.
Besides, the minister announced that a draft time table for both SSLC examinations and PU examinations is being prepared. According to that it is tentatively drafted that PU exams will be held from March 1 to 6 and SSLC examinations from March 23 to April 4. The SSLC results will be announced by April end. There is time till Nov 24 to file objections to this. After all objections are filed, the issue will be discussed and final notification will be issued, he said.
For the first time in the country, a new system QSK evaluation has been implemented for the 38 lakh students studying in 4 to 9 standards under OMR sheet. This aims at evaluating what is taught by the teachers. This is actually a test for the teachers not students, he said.