In an attempt to make quality education accessible to the students belonging marginal rural areas, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) organized the Second Assessment and Communication Program in the Lakhimpur Khiri district.
The board has taken this initiative as an effort to encourage students a step further towards the CBSE Career Counseling and Guidance Centre.
CBSE has been actively involved in many endeavors imparting quality education to students, and this Second Assessment and Communication Program is one of them. The intent of CBSE behind organizing this program is to help students understand the education beyond books.
Held in Bhartiya Inter College (Maigalgunj, Lakhimpur Khiri district), the Program was presided by the Chief Guest Jitin Prasada, the Minister of State for Human Resource Development.
While addressing student about the side effects of rote learning as well as the importance of choosing the right subjects in higher classes, Prasada said that it is fundamental for students to understand what they are actually interested in while choosing a subject. Choosing the correct subject on the basis of self-assessment helps one explore the subject better that lead to the most appropriate career line, he said further.
After the commencement of the CBSE’s Career Counseling and Guidance Center in the state, it has been noted that there were almost 870 walk-ins at the Centre, including 175 for remedial classes, 137 for SGAI Assessment, 125 for SGAI counseling, 24 for Individual Parental Counseling and 40 for other individual sessions like Relaxation, Meditation, Transactional analysis, Gestalt therapy.