Govt school students waiting for the study material and uniforms
The ruling AAP government has exposed in Delhi as it failed to release the grant for the free study material and uniforms to 16 lakh students. As per the information, the students from class 1 to 8th studying in government are still awaiting for the grant to buy study material and uniform.
The students from class 1 to 8th get reimbursement for the study material and uniform. However, the new academic session has started but there is no news from the concerned department regarding the grant to be released.
AAP exposed on education in Delhi
During the second budget session, the deputy chief minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia had boasted that the government has raised the budget allocations for education. He had claimed that the quality of education would be improved this time by the ruling government. However, the ruling regime has completely failed to fulfil its words. As per the information, around 16 lakh students studying in Delhi government schools have been waiting for the grant to be released by the government.
A PIL was filed in Delhi High Court by a NGO, AAP insults the judiciary
The application filed by advocate Khagesh Jha on behalf of NGO, Justice for All, has sought directions to DoE to ensure the study material and uniform, both winter and summer are distributed by March 15. The NGO has contended that DoE presently pays Rs 500 — to children of classes 1 to 5 — and Rs 700 to children of classes 6 to 8 in government and MCD schools, towards reimbursement of cost of books and uniform.
However, actual expenditure on uniforms comes to Rs 2500 per child, it added.
The PIL by the NGO has sought grant of free books and uniform to EWS children admitted in private unaided schools.
However, the AAP has not followed the directions of the court and the session has started in schools. How the quality of education would be improved by the ruling AAP if the students would not get the books?