In the list of major changes which UP government is implementing, one such change under consideration is to observe the 'no bag day' in state run schools on Saturdays. The proposal is still under consideration and was proposed during the meeting chaired by the Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma.
According to the press release "school kids will be allowed to come to school without their school bags so that they can enjoy themselves in creative activities which will help in establishing good relation between the teachers and students and help the students in overall development of their personality".
Earlier, the government led by Yogi Adinath bid its farewell to the khaki uniform worn by the students of the government schools. From the commencing new session the students will be wearing pink-and-white checked shirt with brown collar and brown trouser for the boys, and girls will wear a similar shirt along with brown skirt.
For senior girls, the dress code however comprises of brown salwar,red kurta with a brown dupatta.
The decision to change the uniform of the students was taken after chief minister expressed his unhappiness over the dress code and compared it with the dress code of a home guard.