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Khotang: Diktel Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality has started a ‘life-skill literacy campaign’ in public schools.

The municipality, which has 15 wards, has rolled out the campaign in all public schools in the municipal area on every Tuesday.

The Shree Secondary School based in ward number five, Lafyang initiated the campaign on April 30 (Tuesday), while Saraswoti Secondary School based in Diktel officially launched the drive on May 7.

Diktel Municipality mayor Tirtha Raj Bhattarai said that the health professionals had delivered classes on practical health education at Saraswoti Secondary School on Tuesday.

He informed that the campaign has been put in place in Pancha secondary school with building cleaning and in Janajagriti Secondary School with agro-based activities. 

Based on the recommendations of the educational reform task force formed under the coordination of education activist Surya Bahadur Rai, the municipality has started the campaign in every public school.

Acting on the recommendation of the task force to improve the quality of public schools, the municipality executive had decided to implement the campaign to conduct project work in addition to textbooks to the students.

Under the campaign, all the public schools in the municipality are obliged to prepare an annual action plan which shall be prepared and implemented in a systematic manner on Tuesday, Rai said.