New Delhi: In a bid to improve quality of education in state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked party functionaries including MLAs, ministers and government officials to adopt all primary schools in the state and revamp them in just one year.
As per the reports, the Chief Minister wants all stakeholders in the state to participate in the move to refurbish UP's education system.
Talking to India Today, UP BJP spokesperson Chandra Mohan said,"UP has inherited a broken educational system and this has been its Achilles heel for long. Due to political considerations, vested interests within the former SP and BSP regimes have hitherto wanted to deliberately keep education in a bad shape.But, we have a different vision. We want to make education as the driver of the state's education in future and that needs some serious efforts."
"Adopting schools personally will get each school adequate attention. Primary level is the formative level of education and we are trying to rebuild this level for a better superstructure,"the BJP spokesperson added.
Meanwhile, Yogi Adityanath completed 100 days in office as Uttar Pradesh chief minister yesterday. The BJP government, which assumed office on March 19 after bagging 325 of the 403 Assembly seats along with its allies, faces major challenges, some of the biggest being raising funds for the farm loan-waiver and law and order issues, including communal clashes.
The loan-waiver, a pre-poll promise of the BJP, has the finance department burning the proverbial midnight oil as it tries to offload the sudden fiscal burden of nearly Rs 36,369 crore. Another key decision was making transfers and postings of bureaucrats "merit-based" and free from extraneous pressures as reflected in wide-scale transfers done by the government.