“We will spend 25 per cent of our annual budget (2016-17) on education. Perhaps in the country, this is the highest percentage of the total budget to be spent on education sector,” said Sisodia.
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Replying to a question on why AAP leaders “hate” Modi, Sisodia wrote, “We do nt believe in Hate Politics, we simply want to serve Delhi. Central govt shd honour ppl’s mandate.”
There is always scope for improvement, like getting things done faster… In the first year, I wanted to focus on infrastructure and bring it up to speed.
Sisodia called on the experiences of people in his constituency to “give shape to the new odd-even scheme”.
Sisodia, who holds the finance portfolio in Delhi, also demanded a package of Rs 4,000 crore exclusively for air pollution control and to strengthen public transport.
Sisodia said the foundings of the report raises a “lot of questions” as to how the school could be so “careless”.
“MCD strike continues despite govt released Rs 693 cr for salaries. I’m meeting emp. unions, Mayors, LG today. Trying to meet HM & UD Min also,” he tweeted.
The Delhi High Court today stayed AAP government’s order scrapping management quota in nursery admissions in private unaided schools, saying the decision was taken without the authority of law.
The minister’s argument that parents “could be harassed” by the schools if their names were made public was also dismissed.
Stating that government school teachers were only “getting to attend seminars” at State Council Educational Research and Training, the minister stressed on the need for making teachers undergo leadership training.
The deputy CM cited difficulties being faced by people due to strikes by municipal employees, nurses and teachers.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday hinted that raids by investigative agencies might be carried out at his deputy Manish Sisodia or his party colleague Satinder’s office, on the direction of Centre, very soon.
The letter read, “Information is being leaked to show that after the CBI recently raided the chief minister’s office, five recordings have been found, the scope of the investigation will be expanded etc.”
Elaborating on what the government had accomplished, Sisodia said, “We have added 8,000 new rooms and 25 new schools will be ready by next year.