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Growth of Zilla Parishad Schools is must : Javadekar

The minister is himself an alumnus of Zilla Parishad school and knows their challenges

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Jul 11 2016 1:14PM | Updated Date: Jul 11 2016 1:14PM

Growth of Zilla Parishad Schools is must : Javadekar
After becoming minister of Human Resource Development (HRD), Javadekar has assured of improving the conditions of Zilla Parishad schools and night schools.
He has said that this is going to be the priority of their government.
The statement has come after his visit to Gopal Krishna Gokhale Night School at Dadar in Mumbai on July 9.
The minister has said that the education of these poverty-ridden students is must and he salutes the spirit of such children and also he salutes the students pursuing education in night schools.
Interestingly, being an alumnus of Zilla Parishad School, he is in a good position to understand their problems and challenges.
The minster further assured the students and teachers that he would ask Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde to do his best to improve the infrastructure in night schools and municipal schools.
Positively, according to school authorities informed the minister of getting 100 percent result for the last four years. 
Mumbai, the country's commercial capital, has a well-developed infrastructure of night schools, where over 15,000 students, aged 15 and above, are enrolled from class 8 upwards.