Social Scientist. v 2, no. 15 (Oct 1973) p. Back material.


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DELHI TOWARDS A BRIGHTER FUTURE EDUCATION FOR THE MILLIONS

CITY OF EDUCATION

Today 5 lakh children are attending 536 Higher Secondary Schools in urban and rural areas.

With a very high percentage topping the meyit lists in this year's examination and the Science Talent Competition. This has been a record for the last 5 years.

SCIENCE EDUCATION

The Administration has given science a high priority. To increase employment potential and prepare a base for technological progress. Science was introduced in 401 middle shools and in 250 primary ones and will finally cover all schools. j

This year approximately Rs 20 lakhs will be spent On science centre-cum-workshops, investigatory projects and streamlining of science training.

VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE

Work experience courses have been initiated in 90 schools and vocational guidance services have been extended to 15 other schools. A sum ofRs 3.15 lakhs has been provided for extending such services.

FINANCIAL AID

Rs 22 lakhs will be spent this year on educational benefits for needy students. These measures include remedial teaching, study centres, book banks, free transport and educational tours.

Over 65,000 students received scholarships and 40,000 schoolgoing children are being given mid-day-meals. Special coaching centres have also been started for talented children.

ADULT EDUCATION

In this field 64 women's Social Education Centres and 57 farmers' Functional Literacy Centres are being run. Evening schools and a school of Correspondence Courses help earning people to further their education.

EDUCATIONAL EXPANSION

Every year witnesses the growth of education with more schools and colleges being opened—education of a high quality to benefit all sections of society, especially the poorer sections.

And preparing them for greater social responsibility as citizens and leaders of tomorrow.

Delhi has a Plan for its people. A plan with an outlay of Rs 162 crores that covers all aspects of Education, Industrial Development, Rural Development, and Social Welfare. Your participation is vital in its implementation.

HELP US BUILD A BETTER DELHI

Issued by Directorate of Information & Publicity, Delhi Administration, Delhi.



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