The Deputy Chief Minister and Education minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia announced that the government has planned to recruit 20,000 teachers so that the quality of education in government run schools around Delhi could get uplifted.
Sisodia holds the education department in the Kejriwal cabinet in Delhi pointed out that the government of Delhi would regularize those guest teachers who deserve and are capable of further making the educational scenario strong in government schools. The recruitment is going to touch the ideal 1:40 teacher student ratio in city schools.
Sisodia said, “We will recruit 20,000 teachers over the next one year. The process has been initiated in which we would also regularize the deserving guest teachers. A separate test will be conducted for them. Those who clear it will be regularized.” He also pointed out that the commitment of the newly formed Delhi government is sincerely towards the upliftment of education and so it has already initiated the process of construction of 500 new schools, of which 100 are scheduled to be model schools, around the capital.
He further added that construction of 45 schools has already been started, while 79 schools have been identified that would run in double shifts. They will also install CCTV cameras in these schools that would help in keeping a tab on teachers’ absenteeism as well as rowdy students.” He further noted that the state government is willing to promote higher education as well and has decided to open up three new universities and focus on vocational studies. He also addressed the issue of streamlining admission process and fee structure in private schools.