A progressive move indeed as the civic administration of the city has decided to start one English medium school in each assembly constituency of the city. The chairman of the education committee Dilip Dive has conveyed this matter after the meeting conducted on Wednesday.
For this initiative NMC will associate with Akanksha Foundation. As per the information, the schools will be modernised and well-equipped with all facilities on the lines of Pune Municipal Corporation, Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation and Mumbai and Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation. It will also provide military training to the students with the help of voluntary organisations. During the meeting the civic administration has decided to give school bags to students. The education officer Mishrikotkar has also informed that NMC school students will get insurance coverage in case of critical illness and after his death, his parents will get the amount.
Recently on the occasion of 550th Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti some orgaisations had donated shoes to NMC school students. Till now, 3500 students have got shoes while NMC has decided to provide shoes 12000 students. They also discussed the filling of teacher vacancy through UDC section as per roster-wise.