Chandigarh, Jan 15, 2022 (Yes Punjab News)
Education minister Shri Pargat has termed the number one position of the states education sector as resounding answer to all the critics as well as those who are playing dirty politics in the name of improving school education. Addressing an online press conference with media person, Shri Singh said that Punjab has been ranked number one in the entire nation and this is a testimony to the spirit in which the Punjab government works, more work and less noise.
Shri Singh said that the education sector has been a shining example of good governance and in the coming month he will strive to bring the standards to higher levels. He also informed that he has finalised scheme by with south african trainers will teach and train the students and teachers in Punjab, bringing high quality training and teaching in physical education sector at the ground level.
The minster said that about thirty one thousand teacher are being recruited which will result in dispelling the problem of inadequate staff strength. About 19 new ITI along with 273 smart schools have been set up. The new government scheme called ” Padho Punjab, Padhao Punjab” will cover 259 government secondary schools in phase one and 621.senior secondary schools will be in phase two, the minister said.
He added that research centers will be established for Ramayana, Mahabharata and Bhagwat Geeta and other great works by the government.
Shri Singh has that till now about 15 thousand sports kits have been distributed to students in an effort to boost and encourage sporting activity at the grassroot level in the state.
Shri Pargat Singh said that Punjab is the land blessed by Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and the tradition for good education for all has been the essence of society for the last 500 years. That’s why when Delhi CM and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal should not read his filmy script as people of Punjab know how well the Punjab government has worked. He said that the Punjab government has actually got the electricity bill rates reduced and this benefit reach the common man, therefore what Shri Kejriwal says or annouces, the people of Punjab know who has promised and delivered and who has not. That is why the people of Punjab are with the congress party, the minister added.
The former Indian hockey team captain and now minister Shri Pargat Singh said that Punjab government has specially worked hard to upgrade school and education infrastructure in the areas next to the international border, bringing good governance right at people’s door step. Shri Singh made it clear that the Congress government in Punjab has worked with a vision and delivered results in the technical education sector as well.
Replying to journalists question on the political situation in the state, Mr Singh said that Congress government will go to polls on issues like communal harmony and protecting the spirit of democracy. Congress belives in upholding democratic principles as opposed to some parties where dictatorial attitude has become the new normal, the minister added.
Shri Singh said that it’s time for Ex CM Capt Amrinder Singh to retire from politics gracefully and accept the present political scenario. The minister expressed his confidence that in the upcoming polls, congress party will win 80 seats on its own and form the government again.
On the issue that was raised on various social media platforms regarding international player Ms Malvika Handa, the minister said that he personally felicitated her and ensure the commitment given to her were fullfilled.