In addition to the 83 experts available on CBSE 'Dost For Life' app, there are 24 principals, counsellors from CBSE-affiliated schools across the country and experts who will remain available from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Friday.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will begin the annual tele-counselling sessions for class 10 and 12 students from May 24 onwards. Students of class 10 and 12 along with their parents can avail the tele-counselling facility at toll-free number 1800 11 8004.
The board had earlier launched a new app ‘Dost for Life’ for the psycho-social wellness of students of classes 9-12 during the pandemic. The board has designed this facility for the ease, convenience and utility of students and parents within the safe home environment.
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In addition to the 83 experts available on CBSE ‘Dost For Life’ app, there are 24 principals, counsellors from CBSE-affiliated schools across the country and experts who will remain available from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Friday on this toll-free number.
The ‘Dost for Life’ app will simultaneously cater to students and parents from CBSE-affiliated schools in different geographies across the world. The live counselling sessions will be conducted free of cost, thrice a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday by trained counsellors/principals. This year, there are 83 volunteers out of which 66 are in India and 17 located in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Nepal, Oman, Kuwait, Japan and the USA.
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