ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AMONG UPPER PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN RELATION TO THEIR MENTAL PRESSURE AFTER KEDARNATH DISASTERJournal: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (Vol.6, No. 48)
Publication Date: 2019-01-01
Authors : Shankar Singh; Rama Maikhuri;
Page : 11402-11410
Keywords : _kedarnath disaster; academic achievement; mental pressure; disaster; upper primaryschool_;
Uttarakhand is a hill state and it is providing a large amount of natural recourses to country but uttrakhand's human capital faces so many problems for their survival. Last few decades climate change and disasters made a big change on attitude of people of uttrakhand. Kedarnath disaster, June 2013 changed the destiny of humans of Kedar valley. After flood, thousands of people lost their life and many people struggle for their survival in kedar valley. Present paper deals with the academic achievement among upper primary school students in relation to their mental pressure after kedarnath disaster with special reference to Rudrpyaag district. Descriptive survey method used for the present study and 120 students selected randomly from disaster affected upper primary schools from Rudrpryag district. Data was collected through self constructed mental pressure questionnaire and report cards of students. Results indicated that after disaster student's mental pressure influenced their academic achievement. After disaster students' gained low grades in their school subjects than previous year. It was also found that totally disaster affected school's students feel more mental pressure than partially affected schools.
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