The Education Minister of Maharashtra, Varsha Gaikwad, recently announced that the state government is currently dedicated to upgrading the quality education of government schools in the state. The government has decided to establish 500 model schools in the state towards achieving their goal.
The education to be provided in the 500 model schools will be holistic and will pertain to the emotional, physical and aesthetic development of the child, Varsha Gaikwad mentioned. These schools will have high-end infrastructure, facilities and stipulations on the ideal teacher-pupil ratio, information and communication technology (ICT) usage, emphasis on outcome and output.
The Education Minister announced in her Twitter handle, “We're dedicated to the upgrade in the quality of government schools and setting up of 500 model schools is a step in that direction. Education provided in these schools will be holistic, touching upon emotional, physical and aesthetic development in addition to academics.”