Bal Sansads to be launched by the HRD Ministry: To be modelled on Lok Sabha

first_imgSo as to promote outside textbooks and classroom knowledge to school students, the centre is planning to launch ‘Bal Sansads’, across various schools in India. According to newspaper reports, Bal sansad or children’s parliament will be based on the Lok Sabha model and will have a robust opposition and a cabinet complete with a PM to be selected by a method adopted by the school. A Bal Sansad will take up the problems of the school.Till now it is for sure that the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) affiliated schools will have Bal Sansad for sure and now even the state governments will be requested to start it in their schools with the help of the centre.Bal Sansad also weaves cultural and social plans for children. From essay competitions to annual sports, a Bal Sansad has the final word while teachers help them with inputs. If there is any problem in the school, be it teaching or facilities, the opposition will raise the same. The meeting will be held once in a month. Every year a new Bal Sansad will be in place so that more and more children get a chance to be a part of it.Jharkhand has been asked to share best practices and help the HRD ministry in fine-tuning the idea as it is considered a pioneer in having Bal Sansad in its schools. The HRD has also decided that the best Bal Sansad will be decided through a congregation of Bal Sansads in a state and a prize of Rs one lakh will be given.advertisementA senior official said, “We would also like the Bal Sansad to have gender champions who will spread the message of parity between men and women, and also programmes like Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao”.Read: Students indulge in violence at FDDI’s Noida campus: Want their degrees to be validated Read: 4 Indian Medical Institutes in the top ten global list: Real picture is different For information on more latest news and updates, click here.last_img read more