DU felicitates Edu Min for Govt schools exemplary performance

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New Delhi, Jun 25 (UNI) Delhi Education Minister Arvinder Lovely today said Delhi had become a pioneer state in the field of school education as its government schools were outshining well-established public schools.

''Our government has been continuously taking new initiatives to make school education more purposeful and up-to-date,''Mr Lovely said, at a function at Delhi University, where he along with Education Secretary Rina Ray were felicitated for the exemplary performance of Government school students in the CBSE Board Examinations.

The Minister said he was touched, moved and inspired by the gesture shown by the Delhi University fraternity and would work with more vigour to make the Capital reach the pinnacle of education.

The Minister said Delhi was the only State in India to provide computer education to all Government schools' students and the Department of education was the first department in the Delhi to have e-governance in place.

Mr Lovely said the results of the Government schools have turned on the heat on public schools and despite putting lot of efforts they were not able to match the Government schools results, infrastructure and competitiveness.

Speaking on the occasion, Education Secretary Rina Ray said, ''this gesture shown by the people of University of Delhi is morale boosting and will infuse tremendous will in us to work further for the cause of education in Delhi.'' The Minister said the Govt had implemented 20 per cent freeship quota for the EWS category to give them enough representation in all the schools in the Capital.

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