National Nutrition Month 2019: As part of the on-going National Nutrition Month 2019, the Bihar Government Schools will conduct Nutrition Classes for school students throughout September. The National Nutrition Month which began on 1st September will see Government Schools in Bihar hold special classes that will sensitise school students on health and nutrition. In addition to this, the classes will also education students about the benefits of cleanliness and proper nutrition for good health. Bihar’s Social Welfare Department is also running awareness campaigns during the ‘nutrition month’.

Government Schools issued Directive

All state government schools in Bihar have been issued directives to hold Nutrition Classes throughout September month. The directive has been issued by the Principal Secretary of State Education Department R.K. Mahajan. In addition to the nutrition classes, schools have also been instructed to hold a host of events on topics related to health and nutrition including Debates, seminars, quiz and slogan competitions.

Events planned for National Nutrition Month

In line with the National Nutrition Month, the state government has also planned a series of event to sensitize students about the importance of proper nutrition and its health benefits. As part of this, Nutrition Fairs will held in several district blocks between 7th and 13th September 2019. Similarly, Food Diversity Seminars have been planned from 23rd September 2019 to 28th September 2019 at district headquarters.

CM suggests at Pay hike for Teachers

In other news related to Bihar Schools, CM Nitish Kumar has suggested that the state government might implement the impending ‘Pay Hike’ for the agitating teachers of the state government. He hinted at a possible pay hike for school teachers in near future in his Teachers’ Day address. On the occasion, he also launched the “Unnayan Bihar” programme, modelled on the lines of highly successful ‘Unnayan Banka’ project, for class 9-12 in all secondary and higher secondary schools run by the State. The programme involves use of information technology as supplement to classroom teaching to make learning more interesting and receptive.