Government schools in the Capital imparting quality education to kids to make them responsible citizens of the country

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit reiterated on Friday that the Delhi Government has left no stone unturned in providing necessary infrastructure at schools.

Speaking after presenting the Indira Awards 2011 to best schools, best teachers and students including special children on the eve of the former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's birth anniversary, Ms. Dikshit lauded the role of the teachers of Delhi Government schools in bringing about “a sea-change in level of education in Delhi”.

Asserting that Delhi has become a role model for other States, the Chief Minister said the government schools in Delhi have been imparting quality education to children to make them responsible citizens of the country.  Apart from this the government schools have outshone the public schools in Delhi in respect of results and overall development of students.

Delhi Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely and Principal Secretary (Education) Rakesh were also present at the event.

Mr. Lovely claimed that Delhi has “accomplished a silent revolution, which has ensured an appreciable change in education and has also opened new doors of opportunities for the students”. Apart from this, he said the Education Department has worked hard to achieve new heights in sports. 

At the function, Ms. Dikshit presented State Best School Chief Minister Trophy to GBSSS-3, Najafgarh.  The award also carries an amount of Rs.1 lakh. Besides, 11 district level best schools were also presented with the Education Minister Trophy which carries cash award of Rs.50,000.

As many as 22 Zonal-level best schools were also presented a trophy along with cash prize of Rs.21,000. Under A Category best school-wise teachers were awarded a silver medal along with Rs.11,000.

A total of 54 differently-abled students were also awarded by the Chief Minister.

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