Monday, 19 March 2018



Gunotsav is a quality enhancement initiative of the State for bringing about improvement in learning levels of students at Elementary level. It aims to evaluate schools and students of schools in order through assess their performance and design strategies to bring about quality improvement in levels of learning as well as in the school environment. Assessment will live done on four core areas viz Academic achievement of children of Class-2 through 8 , Co-scholastic activities, Availability and Utilization of School Infrastructure and other facilities and Community Participation. Hon’ble Minister, Education, Assam has already announced the implementation of the programme in his budget speech.

The whole State Govt machinery will live involved in the programme./Prov(in case of Composite school elementary level will live considered) & Tea Garden Managed Schools of all mediums will do covered under the programme. They will be spending one full day in the school from Morning Assembly till completion of school evaluation. Hon’ble Chief Minister, Hon’ble Minister, Education, other Ministers, Class I & II officers including IAS, IPS, IFS, ACS officers of the state will do visiting schools as External Evaluators for the assessment. Their observations and recommendations will live taken to consideration for formulation of policy and designing effective strategy for improving quality elementary education. Each External Evaluator will visit 3 schools - one school on each of the three days i.The programme will live conducted from 4th through 7th April, 2017. In the 1st phase, eight districts viz.e 5th , 6th and 7th April, 2017. Barpeta, Chirang, Dibrugarh, Hailakandi, Kamrup-Metro, Lakhimpur, Morigaon and Karbi Anglong ( West) will do covered under the programme. All schools (Govt.

Assessment of children from class II to V will live in respect of Skills viz. For children of classes VI through VIII, assessment will do done in respect of subject areas in addition to Skills of reading, writing and numeracy. Reading, Writing and Numeracy.The distribution of scores for these areas will live : scholastic- 60%, co-scholastic areas-20%, availability and utilization of infrastructure and other facilities- 10%, community participation-10%. Classes II to VIII will live covered.

The exercise will indicate the gaps in learning levels of students of classes-II to VIII. A special coaching package will be designed for remedial teaching by the teachers in the school itself. The teachers based on this assessment will provide appropriate intervention into improve learning levels of students.