Primary and Secondary School Education in India
It's a unique feature from the state of Rajasthan Government run schools to assimilate an anganwadi center within the school programme.
Seven-year-old Laxmi (left) with her best friend and classmate Swapna (right), also seven year old, studies in class 2 of the Government Secondary School in Chitri Block, Dungarpur District, Rajasthan.
They love coming to school as they get to spend time with one another.
Mezbeen thinks hand washing is important to maintain good health.
Children think that drinking milk is a tasty enterprise, and it gives them strength.
Anjali Prajapat , Hina Bamania and Ayushi Darji, cover an average distance of 20 kms one-way to travel to their school everyday.
Morning assembly prayers at the Government Secondary School in Chitri Block, Dungarpur District, Rajasthan.
"Being in school is fun as you can be with your friends" - unanimously this seems to be the vibe these std. 2 students.
"Having our own toilets is important for us, as there are some schools where my friends study and they face difficulty for not having a proper one."
Radhika, std. I enjoys singing along with her schoolmates 'Arre baadaal kaale badaal ao Zara jhumke Apne saang thandi hawa lao zara jhoom ke'
School principal Panjak Shah, who has been teaching in this school for 20 years, a visionary educationist with his students at the school grounds.
7 year old Vidhi Darji (left) of std.2 along with her 8 year old sister Bhoomi Darji (right), enjoying their midday meal at the Government Secondary School.