Delhi cabinet sanctioned construction of 12,748 rooms in government schools, which will include 9,981 classrooms, 106 multipurpose halls, 328 laboratories and 204 libraries
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce Delhi government's plan to build 12,748 new rooms, including approximately 10,000 classrooms in government schools, within the next year and a half.Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal shared his exhilaration via a tweet, dubbing the project a “massive infra boost” for the education sector.
Massive infra boost to education sector in Delhi. https://t.co/cpsvhR2lNB
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) July 17, 2018
According to a report by Financial Express, the Delhi government has allocated Rs 2,892 crore for the entire project. With the commisioning of this project, the government plans to facilitate additional 44 lakh students.
Delhi cabinet today approved proposal for construction of 12478 new rooms in govt schools (including 106 multi-purpose halls, 328 laboratories, 204 Libraries)
देश को स्कूल चाहिए, मंदिर मस्जिद तो बहुत है। pic.twitter.com/yVdUSwX23F— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) July 17, 2018
In his tweet, Sisodia mentioned that the Delhi cabinet sanctioned construction of 12,748 rooms in government schools, which will include 9,981 classrooms, 106 multipurpose halls, 328 laboratories and 204 libraries. The rooms will be constructed within the next year or year and a half.Additionally, reports suggest that 1,067 toilet blocks will be constructed alongside staff rooms and rooms for principals and vice-principals.