A focus should be on job-oriented education with special attention to girl education, Raje said while addressing a workshop on school education organised by Education Sub-group of the Chief Minister's Advisory Council.

Aiming to see Rajasthan in top 10 states of the country in the education sector during next one year, she quoted the ASER report noting that presently Rajasthan figured at 21st position in the country and suggested to take the situation as a challenge.
    
She also called upon the officials to design short-term and long-term goals to improve the status.
    
Raje said the state government had started working on the plans suggested by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to set-up model schools in Rajasthan which would provide best quality education in different subjects of arts, science and computer streams along with facilities for sports.
    
Children should be given such education that they remain acquainted with the Indian culture as well be prepared for global competition, she said.
    
Suggesting that teachers should question themselves why the private schools had better results in comparison to the government schools, she said the state government was ready to extend all possible help to the educators and educationists for ensuring improvement in quality of education.
    
She emphasised on capacity building of the teachers and suggested them to remain update with new innovations in their field.
    
Expressing concern over the state of affairs in schools, which she witnessed during Sarkar Aapke Dwar (Government at Your Doorstep) campaign visits in rural areas, Raje said she found children not being able to read or learn tables.
    
She emphasised to include moral education, sanitation and hygiene, sports activities and yoga in the school curriculums.

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