Dharmendra Pradhan, Yogi Adityanath Launch 928 PM SHRI Schools In Lucknow
Lucknow, January 5 (TNA) Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan along with Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath on Thursday launched PM SHRI Schools in Uttar Pradesh, in Lucknow.
Participants from 928 locations also joined the event virtually. The dignitaries visited an exhibition set up by the school children. While addressing the event, Pradhan expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for improving the infrastructure of the schools to provide world-class education and making it one of the major agendas of the government. The upgradation and modernization of more than 1000 schools under PM-SHRI in the State is a step in that direction, he added.
The union minister also commended the efforts of the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for implementing the recommendations of NEP 2020 in the state in the last three years. He highlighted that in the first phase, 928 government schools of Uttar Pradesh are being covered under the PM SHRI scheme which includes 81 Kendriya/Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.
Addressing the event, Yogi Adityanath, mentioned that 1753 schools have been selected to be upgraded as PM SHRI Schools throughout the state. Improvements in infrastructure such as Baalvatika, smart classrooms, science laboratories, digital libraries and sports facilities, will be introduced in the schools, resulting in the development of integrated campuses for providing holistic school education.