Special efforts will be made to improve quality of education so that even students from government schools in remote pockets of the State can also compete equally in all competitions like private school students, said Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday.

He was addressing Swami Vivekananda’s Birth Anniversary event organised at Kota based Vivekananda Vidyapeeth here.

Recalling the contribution of Ramakrishna Mission at Narayanpur and Raipur, he said, “The Mission has been successful in serving humanity and is continuing with its work with same dedication over the years.”

“Swami Vivekananda stayed for longer period at Raipur after Kolkata.

To retain his memories, when a private bill was tabled in House to name Raipur Airport as Swami Vivekananda Airport, no one opposed it,” Baghel said. Swami Satyaswaroopanand, Secretary, Ramkrishna Mission Vivekananda Ashram, Raipur said, “Today youth are utilising the personality for progress but the quality of dedication should be utilised for overall development of personality. The energy should be utilised to serve the Motherland so that once again India retains its past glory.”

Vidyapeeth Secretary Dr Omprakash Verma placed the report pointing out that due to Finance Department’s restriction, the 19 posts sanctioned could not be filled, to which the Chief Minister who also holds the Finance portfolio provided the financial sanction.