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Delhi government today inaugurated special libraries designed for the Primary sections of 100 Sarvodaya Vidyalayas. Government schools have had one common library for children of all Classes, but this the first time that separate libraries have been established for younger children studying in primary classes.

Each library has on average 600 books of various levels. All teachers in Primary sections have been specially trained for the use of libraries, in order to make them an integral part of everyday teaching-learning activities.

During the launch of this program at Sarviodaya Kanya Vidyalaya, Moti Bagh, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, “Libraries have a huge role in developing evolved young minds. The Delhi government is keen to inculcate a library culture among children, which will go a long way in ensuring that children broaden their horizons beyond their syllabus.”

This program is being developed in partnership with non-profit organization “Room To Read”. Libraries like those launched today will be opened in all 430+ Sarvodaya Schools over the next three years. Libraries play a huge role in supplementing the normal course of teaching inside classrooms.

The Delhi government’s mission is to transform government schools, in order to provide high-quality, accessible education to every child in Delhi. Today’s launch of new libraries will significantly improve the educational experience of children in government schools.

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    • Aravind G

      Great Job AAP

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    • Keshav Agarwal

      Libraries help in reading habits and improve control over language apart from transmitting knowledge.

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    • John Ferns

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      EDUCATION REFORM – 1
      From 1 To 5 Std/Class (PRIMARY)
      (1) There must be only 5 Subjects (English, Hindi & State Language, Maths & Social/Moral Studies).
      (2) There must be only 2 Exams (First Term & Final Term) and there must be no any exam or test in between but only activities (Sports, Singing, Dancing, Music, Drawing, Craft, etc).

      From 6 To 10 Std/Class (SECONDARY)
      (1) There must be only 10 Subjects (Literature (English/Optional Language), Maths, Social/Moral Studies, Science, Environmental Studies (Preserving Nature/Weather Change), History, Geography, Physics, Biology & Chemistry).
      (2) There must be 3 Exams (First Term, Second Term & Final Term) and there must be no any test in between but only activities (Sports, Singing, Dancing, Music, Drawing, Craft, etc).

      EDUCATION REFORM – 2
      School should make Good Human Beings and Colleges/Institutes should make Good Professionals. Both will make this world a better place to live in.

      EDUCATION REFORM – 3
      Today’s Education System Makes Professionals but Not Humans!
      Today’s Education System Teaches how to make money but not to respect each other’s religion!
      Education System must focus on making Good Human Beings along with making Professionals, So that this World will be better place to live in.
      Today’s Education System only focus on Studies and how to become rich but does not focus on Preserving Nature, Good Manners, Not to Steal, not to keep eye on others property, to fear God, respect Elders, not to do Corruption, not to interfere in others business, not to say any bad things of other religion, respect all Religion, etc.
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    • Amrit

      Great, keep up the good work.

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    • John Ferns

      MANISH SISODIA, THE EDUCATION REFORMISTS OF THE 21ST CENTURY!

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    • Keshav Agarwal

      Libraries for reference books is required for undergraduate students. Self-learning should be encouraged at primary levels too.

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