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Assam Government Launches 'Gunotsav 2024'

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 04-01-2024
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Assam Government has launched Gunotsav 2024, a program to assess the performance of 40 lakh students studying in 43,498 government schools across 35 districts.

About Gunotsav

  • Gunotsav is an initiative by the Government of Assam to cover all primary and secondary schools in the state. 
  • Aim of Gunotsav: 'Gunotsav' aims to increase accountability and improve education quality. It involves teachers, students, administrators and local communities.
  • Core areas: The four core areas viz. Scholastic (children's learning outcomes), Co-scholastic, community participation and Infrastructure are checked in the Gunotsav exercise. 
  • 18,098 external evaluators have been deployed throughout the state to check the assessment process. 
  • These external evaluators include the Chief Minister, MLAs, the Chief Secretary, college teachers, government officers and others who will visit schools as external evaluators.
  • Gunotsav 2024 helped identify learning gaps in every student and ensure quality education with grade-specific outcomes. 
  • 'Gunotsav' is an initiative that began in 2017 and is currently in its fifth round. The exercise covers all districts of Assam and highlights the state's dedication to enhancing education quality. 
  • The program aims to provide a strong learning environment for students in the state and ensure they receive the best possible education.

About State Assam

Location: Northeast

Capital: Dispur

Border: Bhutan and the state of Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, and Bangladesh to the south; and West Bengal to the west.

Governor: Shri Gulab Chand Kataria

Chief Minister: Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assembly seats: 12


Answer: Assam

Answer: It aims to increase accountability and improve education quality by involving teachers, students, administrators and local communities actively.

Answer: 2017

Answer: Dispur
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