With the Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalayas of Delhi giving a 100 per cent result and the Delhi KVS (99.80 per cent) and public schools (99.17 per cent) also doing extremely well in the Class X examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education, results for which were declared on Thursday, the Delhi Government had ample reason to cheer.

Expressing her joy at the performance of the students, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit termed it a remarkable achievement. She said the Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalayas have in particular been enriching the talent of the students.

The Chief Minister congratulated the students, teachers and parents for the improvement in the pass percentage. The result of Delhi Region has witnessed an increase of 0.48 per cent. It has gone up from 97.92 per cent in 2012 to 98.4 per cent in 2013.

The result of Government schools has also shown a marked increase, going up by 0.22 per cent from 99.23 per cent in 2012 to 99.45 per cent in 2013.

Ms. Dikshit also lauded the rise in the number of schools achieving 100 per cent result. The number, which stood at 400 last year has gone up to touch 597 this year. Similarly, the number of schools achieving 90 per cent and above result has increased by 400 to go all the way up to 924.

The Chief Minister said such good showing reflects on the commitment, devotion and hard work put in by the teachers and the officers in the Directorate of Education. It is also a testimony to the standard of schools becoming better in Delhi.

Incidentally, this year too the result of government schools remained better than the public schools and aided schools in Delhi.