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Over 8,000 classrooms built in Delhi: Manish Sisodia

In 2015, there are 17,000 broken classrooms in government schools, but now there are over 25,000 classrooms in good condition which will be become 37,000 by the end of the year, said Manish Sisodia

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In 2015, there are 17,000 broken classrooms in government schools, but now there are over 25,000 classrooms in good condition which will be become 37,000 by the end of the year, said Manish Sisodia. (Image source: twitter.com/msisodia)

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that the AAP government has built over 8,000 classrooms in its schools, and insisted that by the year-end the government will build more than 12,000 classrooms.

“More than 8,000 new classrooms have been built in Delhi government schools. Construction of 11,000 has been started while tender for 1,000 has been floated,” Sisodia tweeted.

In 2015, there are 17,000 broken classrooms in government schools, but now there are over 25,000 classrooms in good condition which will become 37,000 by the end of the year, said Sisodia.

Education and health have been the prime focus of the Delhi government since it came to power in 2015, Sisodia added

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