Parents, Principals back nursery from age 4 move

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New Delhi, Feb 16: Delhi parents may be soon able to put off the worry about getting their children admitted to a nursery by at least a year as the school principals have also rendered their support to the Human Resources Development (HRD) ministry's plan in this regard.

On Monday, Feb 15, HRD Minister Kapil Sibal proposed the plan of increasing the maximum age for admission in nursery classes from three to four years in the state.

As per reports, the principals, who met over the issue earlier, unanimously supported the move by the minister.

All India Parent's Association (AIPA) have also voiced its supported towards Sibal's plan. Mr Ashok Agarwal, President of AIPA not only endorsed Sibal's view but also opined that this should be implemented through out the country, reported All India Radio.

Delhi Government as well as the Central Advisory Board of Education has to approve the suggestion for it to be implemented.

Once the Central Advisory Board gives its approval to the suggestion, the same age limit may be sought to be applied across all states.

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