Sanjay Bansode, Minister of State, Government of Maharashtra, along with Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday visited government schools in Delhi and interacted with the students. He said that Maharashtra will follow the education model of Delhi.
He visited two schools, Kautilya Government Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya, Chirag Enclave, Greater Kailash and School of Excellence, Kalkaji. He interacted with the children there and learned about the ‘Business Blasters’ program under the Entrepreneurship Mindset Curriculum. He talked to the children involved in the project about the ventures that they have started with the seed money given by the government.
He was introduced to the model of the School of Specialized Excellence (SoSE) and the Patriotic Curriculum introduced in the government schools of Delhi.
They were taken through the model of SoSE, which is a unique school started by the Delhi Government. He said that the Delhi government is doing a great job in providing world class specialized education to the children and providing more facilities to the children in government schools as compared to private schools.
He said that Sharad Pawar asked him to visit government schools in Delhi, learn from the education model of Delhi and build government schools in Maharashtra on the same model. He said that this model needs to be adopted across the country, adding that it is the common people who work for the common man and the work done by the Delhi government for the common children is commendable. He also praised the laboratories and libraries in the schools.
Manish Sisodia said that by working together, radical changes can be brought in the education system. He said that the Delhi government would help the Maharashtra government in improving their public education system. “By learning from each other, we can bring a change in the education system of the country,” he said.