Delhi Cabinet approves constitution of Delhi Board of School Education
The Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, has announced that the Delhi Cabinet has given approval to constitute the Delhi Board of School Education on March 6, 2021.
Arvind Kejriwal also stated that, there are some 1000 govt schools and 1700 private schools functional in the Union territory of Delhi. He said, all the government schools and most of the private schools here are affiliated with Central Board of Secondary Education. The government has also planned to include 20-25 schools under the Delhi board of School Education in the academic session 2021-2022. The Chief Minister stated that, the CBSE affiliation of all these schools will be scrapped. They would be given affiliation under the new board. The schools which will be selected for affiliation after discussing with Principals, teachers and parents. The Chief Minister also hope that, all the schools will come forward to voluntarily get the affiliation with the new board within four-five years.
About Delhi Board of School Education
The Delhi Board of School Education will comprise of a governing body which will be headed by Education minister of Delhi government. It will also comprise of an executive body which will be headed by a chief executive officer. The new board has been constituted with the aim of imparting such education that will prepare a patriotic and self-dependent student who will serve the society and Nation in the selfless manner. The Board also seeks to bring about the best international practices and high-end techniques to the school education of the state. It will bestow the education in accordance with the aptitude of the students. The new board will not be focusing on rote learning but it will be on personality development and understanding of the concepts.
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