The choice was taken on the directive of Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, who can be in-charge of secondary schooling division, with a view to make sure well-being of scholars and their mother and father.
“Now we have determined to arrange Arogya Vatika in all secondary faculties of the state. It won’t solely assist preserve surroundings, but additionally might help increase immunity and well-being of scholars and their households,” Sharma mentioned.
The concept was popularised by native journalist Sudhir Mishra, who with the assistance of his newspaper has been working a marketing campaign to create such gardens in parks, police stations, faculties, and different locations, Sharma mentioned.
Operating it for 2 years, Mishra mentioned he invited the district administration, police division, and ministers to hitch the marketing campaign.
Throughout one such marketing campaign final month, Deputy CM Sharma appreciated the concept and ordered its implementation in all secondary faculties of the state, Mishra mentioned.
An order to this finish has been issued by Director Schooling, Vinay Kumar Pandey, instructing all District Inspectors of faculties to determine locations to arrange these medicinal crops.
“A spot ought to be recognized in all secondary faculties within the premises and a trainer ought to be named to take care of the backyard after planting medicinal crops,” Pandey mentioned within the order.
“Vegetation like Tulsi, Giloy, Ashwagandha, stevia, lemon grass, Indian gooseberry, khas, Guava, Haldi, Sandal, Sahjan and lots of extra ought to be planted as they assist increase the immunity,” the order mentioned.
College students ought to be made aware of medicinal values of the crops by way of these gardens, and ought to be inspired to plant them at their houses additionally, it added.
The order mentioned mother and father want even be instructed concerning the medicinal crops and their properties throughout college conferences.