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Govt schools fared better than public schools: Sheila

Written by: Staff

New Delhi, July 6 (UNI) Government schools in Delhi have performed better than many well-established and famous public schools due to some remarkable mearures taken by them during the last two years, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said today.

''Government schools in Delhi are striving hard to acquire excellence in the field of imparting purposeful education to children. This has helped in making children better and responsible citizens of the country,''Ms Dikshit said in a function at Narela where she inaugurated three new school buildings constructed at a cost of Rs 13 crore.

Ms Dikshit said computer-aided learning programmes being implemented in Delhi schools has provided a unique opportunity to students to learn fast. She added that her Government had been providing free textbooks to girl students belonging to weaker sections of society.

Apart from this, scholarships are also being granted to the girl students of schools situated in rural area and JJ clusters.

Speaking on the occasion, Delhi Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely said that Delhi Government has computerized functioning of Directorate of Education including schools. The entire admission process has been made on-line to provide relief to admission seekers.

Apart from this, the basic infrastructure in schools has been strengthened.

Also present on the occasion were local MP Sandeep Dikshit, local MLA C S Kandera and senior officers from Directorate of Education.

Ms Dikshit thanked Delhi Government for opening new schools in his East Delhi Parliamentary Constituency.

The new schools with 40 rooms have been opened at Sector-A-10, Pocket-V, Sector-A-6, Pocket-II and Sector-B-4, Pocket-X at Narela.


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