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Gujarat CM launches school enrolment drive from Sabarkantha

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Chief Minister Vijay today launched the annual school enrolment drive from a tribal-dominated village in district.

This is the 16th edition of the state-government's annual school enrolment drive - - which aims to improve the school enrolment ratio in the state, an official release stated.

The drive was started by Narendra Modi when he was

On the first day of this statewide drive, was at Lambadia village of district to welcome newly enrolled students of class 1.

Anganwadi children, along with students of class 9 and class 11, were also enrolled during the function, said the official release.

While speaking at the function, asked the locals, who are mostly tribals, to promise that they would send their children to schools.

He added that the spends Rs 27,000 crore on

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 19:25 IST