Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister, Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said education in all government schools would be free up to class 12.
According to his new scheme, education in Delhi government schools is free till class 8.
Apart from this, students of classes 9 to 12 will have to pay a fee of Rs 20 per month.
Sisodia, who chaired a meeting of the city’s education department, directed the Secretary Education to submit a proposal to scrap the school fee, according to the report by IANS.
Manish Sisodia’s yet another contribution to education
Delhi government schools are facing a shortage of teachers and to cover this shortage, Delhi schools will get about 9,000 guest teachers by mid-August, Education Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday i.e. August 1.
This is what education minister Manish Sisodia said in a meeting with city’s education department
“By August 14, additional 9,000 guest teachers will join the schools which will ensure that all schools have teachers as per their requirement.” During the meeting, Sisodia, along with PWD Minister Satyendar Jain, reviewed the progress of infrastructure work in Delhi Government Schools.
New government schools to be ready by September
Three more new schools would be ready by September and the PWD will hand it over to the Directorate of Education on completion, the PWD officials said during the meeting, reports PTI.