Bhagwant Mann Visits Delhi Schools, Mohalla Clinics


Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday visited a few Delhi government schools and mohalla clinics to understand their functioning in order to replicate the Delhi model in Punjab. He announced that Punjab would soon modernise the entire school education and health sector on the pattern of Delhi model.

He was accompanied by his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal, Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr. Vijay Singla, Education Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer, Chief Secretary Anirudh Tewari and a battery of officials from Punjab.

Bhagwant Mann said that he was astonished to look at such gigantic infrastructure in this Delhi government school as he had not seen schools of this level earlier in the country except in Canada and the US.

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Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of his maiden visit to the state-of-the-art Dr. BR Ambedkar School of Specialized Excellence at Kalka ji in Delhi , Bhagwant Mann said Moreover, the school has already forged collaboration with the country’s leading industrial houses, top business management schools and the prestigious institutions of higher learning like ITIs, NIITs and IIMs.

Sharing his first hand impression about this reputed government school, Bhagwant Mann said, “It is really a mind blowing experience to see this prestigious school equipped with world class infrastructure and highly qualified staff to steer the career of young minds through innovative teaching practices”.

Emphasizing the need to make our students job providers not seekers, Bhagwant Mann said the Delhi model would be implemented in the letter and spirit which is instrumental in imparting both practical and theoretical education judiciously.

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Later, both Bhagwant Mann and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal accompanied by Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, Member Rajya Sabha Raghav Chadha also inaugurated the newly constructed swimming pool in Kautilya Government Sarvodhya Bal Vidyalya Chirag Enclave. He also visited the labs equipped with the advanced infrastructure in the school to infuse scientific temper amongst the students.

Afterwards, Bhagwant Mann visited the Mohalla Clinic at Greater Kailash, Chirag Enclave and Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital at Dilshad Garden.