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Private edu institutions must ensure education to all: LG Sinha

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Stagnation in education sector for over three decades had adversely impacted the society’s morale and country’s confidence

Jammu: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday pitched for transformation of the education sector and said the private educational institutions must adopt some measures to ensure that education is accessible to all, particularly the marginalised sections of the society.

He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instilled new confidence in the society as he has restored the ancient glory of Bharat.

“Transformation of the education sector should be our commitment. Private educational institutions must adopt some measures to ensure that education is accessible, affordable to all so that marginalised section of the society is benefited and the education sector is truly inclusive,” Sinha said while addressing a function in connection with inauguration of the new campus of the Asian School at Miran Sahib in Jammu.

The premier co-ed boarding school of Dehradun in Uttarakhand has started its branch in Jammu. Sadhvi Ritambhara, the founder of Vatsalyagram, Vrindavan, also joined the inaugural ceremony.

The LG praised the prime minister for bringing the education sector back on rails in the country.

“Our education sector had witnessed stagnation for more than three decades. It had adversely impacted the society’s morale and the country’s confidence was shaken,” he said.

Sinha said that Prime Minister Modi instilled new confidence in the society. “He has restored the ancient glory of Bharat,” the LG added.

Calling upon the education set-up to lay focus on growth of the young generation by imparting best possible knowledge to them, Sinha said, “One of the most important resources for our nation’s growth is the youth. The education must strengthen the contribution of the youth in India’s march towards Viksit Bharat.”

Anand Jain, ADGP Jammu; Madanjeet Singh, Chairman, Asian School, Dehradun; Rajeev Gupta, Managing Director RDI India; Sh Ankush Mahajan, Chairman, New Gandhi Memorial Educational Society; members of the school management, teachers and students were present.

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