Telangana will soon send a team of officers to coordinate the Delhi school model in the southern state. Telangana Chief Minister (CM) K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) has said that his party along with his Delhi rival Arvind Kejriwal visited a government school in the national capital where officials briefed the chief minister on changes in the city’s education system. AAP government.
“The process of becoming a job provider instead of a job seeker is very good. It is very necessary for our country with such a huge population. We will also implement the Delhi model of schools in Telangana, ”said Rao, praising Delhi’s public education system.
Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia Rao and his team leaders were welcomed at Sarvodaya Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School in Motibagh area and toured the school.
The delegation visited the students’ playground along with classrooms, labs and other facilities.
Later, a statement issued by the Delhi government quoted Rao as saying that the Kejriwal government’s policies in healthcare and education were truly outstanding and that the people of Delhi were “really fortunate” to have such spectacular services.
“It simply came to our notice then. If the kind of governance proposed by the Kejriwal government in Delhi happens across the country, then India will improve as before. Such developments are not common in India, “the statement quoted KCR as saying.
“We welcome him (KCR) and his MPs who have come to see a government school in Delhi. He showed keen interest and wanted to know about every detail of the school. It is good to see his keen interest in education, ”the Delhi chief minister told reporters.
“We have about 1,100 schools and about 18 lakh students study in them. Earlier, the number was 1.6 million, but now, due to significant improvement in education, many students from private schools are joining our government schools, “Kejriwal told Rao.
Telangana MPs Nama Nageshwar Rao, J Santosh Kumar, Ranjit Reddy and Venkatesh Netha were also present on the occasion.
Later, the Telangana chief minister visited a mahalla clinic in Mohammadpur, the national capital.
“The central government should not just formulate a national education policy and impose it on everyone. They should remember that we are a federal democracy, the constitution clearly states that India is a union of states, and everyone should be involved in formulating a successful policy, “Rao said of the central government’s national education policy.” But there are bound to be differences and obstacles in the future, “he added in a statement issued by the Delhi government.
Rao is in Delhi as part of a week-long tour of the country to attend national-level political and social events.
Last month, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin visited government schools in Delhi and praised the city government’s efforts to improve the quality of education.
With input from PTI.
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