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EDUCATION SCENARIO : Before the introduction of modern education on the lines of the British, teaching was done on religious lines in the following three systems; 1 Hindu system, Sikh system and Muslim system. The Hindu system comprised Chatshalas/Pathshalas run by Pandits in the dharamshalas of temples where instructions were imparted in Hindi. The Sikh system comprised teaching by the Bhai/Granthis in the gurudwaras/ dharamshalas in Gurmukhi. In the Muslim system Maulvis taught Arabic/Persian/Urdu in the madrassa/maktabs/mosques.

Bathinda is now receiving due attention in the setting up of educational institutions. The Punjabi University, Patiala, has established Guru Kashi Institute at Bathinda. It has also started Regional Campus of the University at Damdama Sahib, which has b ecome the nucleus of the professional courses. A Government Engineering College has also come up at Bathinda, where instructions in degree courses in a Engineering are imparted. The Government Polytechnic, Bathinda, imparts instruction for diploma courses.Now Central University of Punjab is also established in the District.

In addition to above one meritorious school, one adarsh school and three model schools are working very effectively in the district. In the meritorious school quality education in science and commerce stream is provided to the brilliant students of Govt. schools with hostel facility at free of cost.

To cope up with the modern era the computer education is important in all the Govt. schools. For this purpose well-equipped labs are established in the all Govt. schools. Moreover subject wise & special lecturers are delivered to the students through EDUSAT by the experts.

Last but not the least the sports school Ghudda is working very efficiently in the field of sports.

Grand Total10171684114962602105148746.10786006745146.18

Enrollment Detail Session(2023-24) District Bathinda
S.No. Management Number of Schools Pre. Primary Boys Pre. Primary Girls 1-5 Boys 1-5 Girls 6-12 Boys 6-12 Girls Grand Total
1 Adarsh School(PPP) 1 259 296 491 491 209 215 1961
2 Central Government 6 0 0 1962 1659 2321 2140 8082
3 Dept. of Education 675 9736 9283 28231 26508 39293 38290 151341
4 Govt. Aided 12 42 31 1103 954 2871 1095 6096
5 Meritorious Society 1 0 0 0 0 336 574 910
6 P.S.E.B 1 16 26 74 76 407 243 842
7 Pvt. Recognized 315 9872 7889 26346 20156 32654 25251 122168
Grand Total 1011 19925 17525 58207 49844 78091 67808 291400
Description of different schemes running by Education department ( Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan)
S.No. Scheme Description
1 Civil Works The grants have been disbursed to all government schools according to their basic needs under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan.
2 STR Household survey is being conducted in December every year for the identification of out of school children of age group 6 to 14 years and has been admitted to government schools.
3 Mid Day Meal Mid day meal is being provided to all students (1st To 8th class) daily who studied under government and aided schools.
4 Scholarship Scholarship is provided to SC/BC students directly to their bank accounts by the Government of Punjab.
5 KGBV Three KGBV Residential hostels for girl’s class 6th to 8th are running (GSSS Ghudha, GSSS Mandi Kalan and GSSS Talwandi Sabo) which provides all the necessary and needy facilities.
6 Inclusive Education Inclusive education has been provided to the children with special needs by special educator. Facilities are giving according to their necessity. Under this programme, there are more facilities which are also given to the students like surgery, Braille language, and scholarship
7 Free Text Books Under Sarva Shiksha Abihyan Free Text Books are provided to all Government /Aided Primary & Upper Primary Schools in class 1 to 12 students.
8 Uniform Free uniform has been provided to all girls, SC Boys and BPL Boys (class 1st to 8th) studied under government and aided schools.
9 Parho Punjab, Parhao Punjab project Parho Punjab Parhao Punjab Project is working on the minimum level of learning where we are working on speaking, listening, reading and writing skills of students to increase their understanding. PPPP Project is implemented in all the Govt. schools. The basic objective of the project is to enhance the learning level of students. This project is implement for languages, social science, math and science subjects up to metric level. The special feature of the project is that more emphasis is given on activity based learning.