GVMC Primary School (II) at Chinna Waltair and it would suggest that it is no less than any top class corporate school so far infrastructure is concerned. The school has to spread different facilities like playground with a cricket pitch.
Living up to the idea of providing quality education in a good environment, the GVMC has identified four schools in its limit to give teh campuses a major facelift as part of the Smart City project. And the idea of renovation is not all about repairing the toilets, painting the buildings, but creating a host of features matching with any corporate school.
The four schools identified for the facelift include GVMC Primary School (II) at Chinna Waltair, Jalaripeta Primary School and Chinna Waltair Primary School (II), KDPM High School in East Point Colony. “The works undertaken in the first three campuses are over. The project undertaken at the Chinna Waltair Primary School (II) is apace,” said Smart City Manager G. Anand Rao.
Now, the four ‘smart schools’ have digital classrooms and state-of-the-art audio-visual aids. The students can learn studies through online classes on par with any corporate school,” says Municipal Commissioner M. Hari Narayanan, who is also the Managing Director and CEO of the Smart City project.
The Chinna Waltiar school has a cricket pitch and kabbadi arena. The four schools have well-equipped playgrounds. The KDPM High School in East Point Colony has a volleyball court. The schools have full-fledged play kits with proper play arena for holistic development of children, expressed Mr. Ananda Rao.
As many as 38 digital classrooms have already been installed at different campuses and tenders have been called for the works at 77 schools more. There are 144 schools in the GVMC limit. After completing the project, the civic body is planning to undertake the works at the schools in Anakapalle and Bheemunipatnam.
Referring to the funding for the projects, the officials expressed that sanctions have been made basing on the requirement and extent of land available. For the Chinna Waltair (I) school, Rs. 1.37 crore have been sanctioned while the same for the KDMP High school, Jalaripeta Primary School and Chinna Waltair Primary school (II) are Rs 1.28 crore, Rs. 86 lakh and Rs. 36 lakh respectively.