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Delhi Government to Establish Over 500 Government Schools as a Way of Betterment

Jan 7, 2014 16:52 IST

    In an endeavor to improve the educational infrastructure, the Delhi government on 6 January announced to establish more than 500 government schools in all zones of the city. The innovation and advancement in policies is also going to be mulled over followed by their implementation in order to develop a high standard of education in government schools.

    Government is also planning to end the system of donations widespread in private schools.The private schools will also be ordered to make the fee fixation system transparent, as recommended by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung in the assembly today.

    Likewise, Jung stating that "health and education are the bedrock of any human and social development" stressed on establishing new government hospitals as well, which would instill treatment and facilities at par of Private Hospital services.
    While addressing the subject of trade and commerce, Jung added that Delhi government is also likely to review the VAT rates and may simplify the ongoing VAT regime.

    Mentioning the need to address rural people concerns, Jung toldthat subsidies and facilities shall be provided to the farmers by the government,same as those offered in other states followed by stating that ‘the laldora’ will be extended.

    Regarding the security and safety of women and girls in the city, he expressed concern and said that special security cells will be launched to make certain that women and girls are not harassed.

    For the same, new courts will also be set up along with appointment of new judges in order to ensure that all petitions and cases involving harassment of women or girls are undertaken in the stipulated time of three months. Besides, the other cases will also be undertaken toorder a resolution within 6 months.

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