The Karnataka Authorities has launched martial arts coaching programme for women learning in 300 residential excessive faculties and pre-university schools throughout the State to supply self-defence abilities.
Residential faculties and PU schools run by the Social Welfare and Backward Courses Welfare departments started imparting coaching for women learning in Class VIII to Class XII. Feminine black belt instructors take lessons of fifty minutes every for 2 days in every week.
Ten residential establishments have been recognized in every district within the first part. Instructors take lessons in karate, judo, and taekwondo for 100 women college students every in two batches, an official informed The Hindu.
Coaching has began in Morarji Desai, Kittur Rani Chennmma, Ekalavya, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, and Indira Gandhi residential faculties overseen by the Karnataka Residential Academic Establishments Society (KREIS) headed by Minister Social Welfare and Backward Courses Kota Srinivas Poojary. Every teacher is paid ₹500 per class and travelling allowance of ₹100 and one teacher has been employed in every college. About ₹3.28 crore expenditure per 12 months could be incurred for this. A sum of ₹1,09,600 a 12 months could be launched to pick residential establishments from the central workplace of the KREIS.
“The ladies is not going to solely be skilled in self-defence strategies, however can even be bodily match and wholesome,” mentioned the official. The athletic talents developed in martial arts would carry over into different sports activities as properly, the official mentioned. Mr. Poojari held a number of rounds of conferences in preparation for the programme, he added.
For guaranteeing efficient coaching throughout class hours, the college workers has been instructed to add movies/pictures of coaching classes and attendance in social media instruments similar to WhatsApp for monitoring by the central workplace of the KREIS, the official mentioned.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai would formally inaugurate the programme in one of many residential faculties after the elections to the Legislative Council scheduled for December 10. The KREIS administers over 850 residential faculties within the State and the programme could be prolonged to different faculties in a phased method.