A one day training program on "Nanhe Kadam" model curriculum for Early Childhood Education (ECE) was organised today in Rajouri.The training program was organised under the overall supervision of the Deputy Commissioner, Vikas Kundal.
During the training program, the field functionaries were trained on the components of "Nanhe Kadam" curriculum to strengthen early childhood education in the Anganwadi Centres (AWCs) - which is critical to optimum learning and retention of children in schools.
Addressing the event, the Deputy Commissioner impressed upon the field functionaries of the ICDS Department to implement "Nanhe Kadam" curriculum in their AWCs in full letter and spirit.He also said that introduction of "Nanhe Kadam" ECE curriculum in the Anganwari centres will prove a milestone in education and holistic development of the children.
The DC further asked the frontline workers of the ICDS Department to work with dedication as they are shouldering an important responsibility to take care of children, who are the future of the nation.He also said that the master trainer shall visit every ICDS project of the district and shall hold training programs for the field functionaries on "Nanhe Kadam" model curriculum for Early Childhood Education (ECE).
Among the others present at the event were PO ICDS, Shoket Mehmood Malik; DSWO, Wakeel Ahmed Bhatt; DIO, Narinder Kumar and CDPOs and field functionaries of ICDS Department.