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Initiative to Honour Students of Jharkhand

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Department of Education and Literacy will organize a function to distribute the Chief Minister’s Swachh Vidyalaya Award and to honour the state level toppers of matriculation and intermediate Examination. Chief Minister Hemant Soren will award 119 schools for excelling in Swachh Vidyalaya competition.

On this occasion, Students of Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and ICSE Board who have secured first, second and third position at the state level in the Matriculation and Intermediate Examination-2020 will receive cash prizes.

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Hemant Soren: Chief Minister of Jharkhand

Participation of Schools

Around 44,441 schools located in urban and rural areas across the state participated in the online competition of Swachh Vidyalaya. Moreover, assessment and grading of all these schools were on the basis of five standards of cleanliness. These standards include drinking water systems, toilets, handwash (with soap), operation and maintenance, and behavioural change and capacity building.

Moreover, according to these standards, schools were also divided into five categories and star grading. Five stars were given to schools with 90 to 100 per cent marks. Four stars to schools with 75 to 89 per cent marks. Three stars to school with 51 to 74 per cent marks. Two stars to schools with 35 to 50 per cent marks. Finally, one star to school having less than 35 per cent marks.

Stars for the schools

In the Chief Minister Swachh Vidyalaya Award competition, 928 schools across the state got five stars, 5668 schools got four stars, 27951 schools got three stars, 6917 schools got two stars and 2977 schools got one star.

Evaluation of the schools

The third-party evaluation was done by BIT Mesra for all 928 schools. These schools got five stars in this competition. In this evaluation, the star grading of 740 schools was correct.

Moreover, Out of these 740 schools, 119 schools will take part in Chief Minister Swachh Vidyalaya Award Scheme in various categories. It consists of 35 schools from class one to five. 25 schools from class one to eight. Also, 25 schools from class six to eight. In addition to that 50 schools each from class one to ten, class one to twelve and class nine to twelve. Also, 50 special schools, three residential schools and five local schools will participate.


Cash Prize

In this ceremony, the department of education and literacy will award state-level toppers of the matriculation and intermediate examination. Toppers from Jharkhand Intermediate Council, CBSE and ICSE Board will receive awards. This also includes a cash prize. Students who got first, second and third ranks in matriculation will get 1 lakh, 75 thousand and 50 thousand rupees respectively.

Moreover, the Chief Minister will award three lakh to the first ranker in any stream of Intermediate examination. Second rankers will get an amount of two lakh rupees and third rank holders will get one lakh rupees.


Total number of toppers

In this ceremony, a total of 59 toppers will be awarded a cash prize. This includes 6 students of JAC Matric board and 12 students of JAC Intermediate toppers, 7 students of CBSE matriculation toppers, 14 students of CBSE intermediate toppers. Also, 8 students of ICSE Board matriculation toppers and 12 students who claimed the top position in intermediate examination.


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