Delhi government approves formation of separate board for the city’s 2,700 schools

Arvind Kejriwal said DBSE will aim to provide such education that prepares “fiercely patriotic” and self-reliant students.

The Delhi government approved on March 6 the formation of a separate school board for nearly 2,700 schools in the city.

Initially, 21 to 22 public schools in the state will be affiliated with the Delhi Board of School Education (DBSE) and over the next four to five years all schools will be placed there, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said at the meeting. ‘a press conference.

There are around 1,000 Delhi public schools and around 1,700 private schools, most of them affiliated with the CBSE, in the city.

The new council will have a governing body headed by the Delhi government’s education minister and an executive body headed by a chief executive, Kejriwal said.

The DBSE will aim to provide such an education that prepares “fiercely patriotic” and self-reliant students who selflessly serve society and the country, he said.

The Council will bring international best practices and high-end techniques into school education. He will give an education according to the aptitude of the students, he added.

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