KGBVs on a par with corporate schools
I am glad that with the KGBV schools coming up, 1, 20,000 girls enrolled . The state government's initiative to provide education from VII standard to ...
I am glad that with the KGBV schools coming up, 1, 20,000 girls enrolled . The state government's initiative to provide education from VII standard to X standard had doubled the number of girls enrolling in these schools," - Usha rani Purnima Sriram While huge billboards and broadsheets talk high about corporate and international schools scoring high grades in the public examinations, girls of government run Kasthuribha Gandhi Balikala Vidyalaya (KGBV) Schools are taking the education experts by storm by their sheer performance. In what sounds utterly incredible, but true to the core, 10 /10 GPA was scored by the girls of these schools. On par with the corporate schools, these girls from KGBV have made their mark in field of education. KGBV is a government funded schools for the girls from the under privileged backgrounds and drop-outs. Many students from KGBV's secured 10/10 GPA, one such Sravya, from Srikakulam KGBV who scored 10/10 GPA said that she studied under pressure free environment. "We never followed mug up and vomit system. We had teachers who ensured that we understand the lessons," she added. With the decease the rural girls going to the schools, the initiative taken up the Andhra Pradesh gave boon for girls. "Girls from the rural areas are vulnerable for early marriages. I am glad that with the KGBV schools coming up, 1, 20,000 girls enrolled themselves. The state government's initiative to provide education from VII standard to X standard had doubled the number of girls enrolling in these schools," said Usha Rani, State Project Officer, Rajiv Vidya Mission. "Guides and notes which I got from school helped me to score 10/10 in all the subjects. My dream is to become a doctor and I hope to see myself as one," said G Vijaya Lingamma from Kurnool KGBV To give best of the education to girl students, KGBV schools society identifies rural girl students who belong to poor backgrounds, dropouts and takes them into the schools. "We have teachers who are very dedicated and supportive. We select teachers in the presence of collector. We make sure that the teachers are well qualified with post graduation. In other states, the schools provide education till seventh standard but in AP, the government has taken up the initiative to take it up to tenth standard," Venkata Narasimha Reddy, Secretary, KGBV Schools Society. "I think, these schools are better than any corporate and private schools. My happiness had no bounds when I got to know that my daughter was one among the toppers," said, G Bhaskaraiyya, father of Lingamma. For some students, these schools gave holistic development. "I used wake up at 4:30 am and studied. I think that gave me a fruitful result." said D Naganjali, another topper from Nuzuveedu KGBV, Guntur. "We inculcate vocational skills, creative thinking and critical thinking among the girls in these schools. Students study in a friendly environment which helps them in scoring good marks," said, Vijaya Lakshmi, state girl child development officer.