Odisha: SPECIAL squads visit school to check bag weights | Ghanti Bajao

13 Sep 2019 11:26 PM

Odisha: SPECIAL squads visit school to check bag weights | Ghanti Bajao

Updated 13 Sep 2019 11:26 PM

Four members special squads deployed by the Khurda administration conducted suprise visit at Mother's Public School to weight students carrying bags in Bhubaneswar. 

Dotasara said that Rajasthan is the first state in the country where the initiative has been taken to reduce the burden of school bags. He informed that the pilot project to reduce the burden of school bags from class one to five has been launched from Jaipur.

Now, children have to take one book in place of different books. The weight of the old books of the students of class one has been reduced from 900 grams to 400 grams, from 950 grams to 300 grams in class two, 500 grams in place of 1.35 kilograms in class three, 500 in place of 1.45 kilograms in class four.

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