On November 27, The Indian Express reported that more than 38,000 students in over 100 schools under the corporation are being forced to sit on the floor or on mats as there are no desks and benches in classrooms.
Teachers have been told to be part of the vaccination teams, along with the designated health workers, and to create awareness and sensitisation regarding the vaccine among students and parents in all government, government-aided and unaided recognised schools in Delhi.
The DCPCR’s school evaluation project had commenced on December 1, with the aim of conducting a comprehensive assessment of all schools administered, aided and regulated by the Delhi government, the three MCDs, the New Delhi Municipal Council, the Delhi Cantonment Board and private schools.
The East corporation has not raised any objections to the survey being conducted by the commission, which falls under the AAP-led Delhi government. The political wing of the North and South Corporations said they raised objections as the survey is being done with a “political motive” by the Delhi government.