Gandaki govt introduces “earning by learning, learning by earning program”


June 7, 2023


Gandaki govt introduces “earning by learning, learning by earning program”

Office of the Chief Minister of Gandaki Province, Pokhara/File Photo

POKHARA: The Gandaki province government has decided to extend support for the operation of the ‘learning by earning, earning by learning’ program in public schools running technical and vocational education.

It was included in the Gandaki province government’s annual policy and program for the fiscal year 2080-81.

An umbrella act will be framed to effectively implement technical education through one door policy within the province.

The province has put forth a plan to formulate scholarship procedural guideline to expand the access to higher education of the most disadvantaged, Dalit, people with disability, and children of conflict survivors.

The province policy and program has also included a measure to bring into mainstream the religious schools and alternative schools.

The Gandaki government has come up with a plan to include the contents related to moral education, art, language, culture, customs, nationalities, history, natural, religious, mythological, literature, gender mainstreaming and disaster risk reduction in the school curriculum.

Under the ‘province government with public campus’, the Gandaki province was planning to provide incentives based on the capacity and performance of all public campus across the country.

The province policy and programme also included a plan to construct and operate a well-equipped residential school in collaboration with federal and local governments for the assurance of the right to education of the children having intellectual disability.