NEPALGUNJ, Aug 5: Two hundred and ninety-six community schools and Madrasas (Muslim schools) in Bardiya have been incorporated in the National Early Grade Reading Program ( NEGRP).
The program aims to strengthen the learning and reading skills of school children from grade one to three. Now, some 23 thousand school children in the district have been covered by the program.
The Bardiya UNESCO Club is allowed to implement the program in the district, following its effectiveness in the neighboring Banke district, the Education Development and Coordination Unit Bardiya said. The program is presently implemented in 16 districts across the country.