Bhopal, March 4, 2016 (Ataullah Faizan): Home and Jails Minister Mr. Babulal Gaur turned a ‘teacher’ during visit to informal school on the premises of Hanuman Ganj police station here today. He sat on teacher’s chair and taught students. He also asked children as to what they had learnt from the ‘teacher’. Mr. Gaur asked questions from students Junaid, Shahid, Sania and Kanak. Students recited numbers, Varnmala and tables. Mr. Gaur lauded initiative of Bhopal police to impart education through informal school to deprived slum children. He said that it is the first time in 5 decades of his public life that he has seen that police is undertaking socio-educational work with such commitment. Mr. Gaur sanctioned Rs. 25 thousand for arrangements of the school.
DIG Dr. Raman Singh Sikarwar informed that this informal school was started from January 26, 2016 on the premises of Hanuman Ganj police station to impart education to deprived slum children. Such schools will be opened on the premises of other police stations as well. He said that police station’s head constable Miss Sushma Deshmukh, Miss Pavitra Gaur and constable Sushi Sunita Yadav are teaching students. He informed that when these children get adapted to school’s environs and start taking interest in education, they would be classified class-wise in accordance with their age. Later, other uncovered children will be admitted to informal school.
Mr. Gaur said that he is always ready to extend cooperation in efforts to educate and groom deprived children as worthy citizens. Mr. Gaur inspected the police station. Mr. Gaur directed police officers for strict action against criminals involved in gambling and satta. SP Mr. Arvind Saxena informed that 35 cases of externment from district have been made in the police station during last 3 months. Most of these criminals are involved in gambling and satta.