Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday mentioned the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) authorities in Gujarat has reworked the schooling sector within the state and made it extra scientific and trendy, touching upon an election situation which is being aggressively pushed by the Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP).
Addressing a rally in Dehgam city of Gandhinagar district, his third of the day, forward of the following month’s Meeting polls, the PM identified that Gujarat’s schooling finances has now gone as much as Rs 33,000 crore, greater than the full finances outlay of a number of states.
Notably, the feedback the BJP’s star campaigner on Gujarat’s schooling state of affairs got here at a time when the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP has been aggressively pitching the ‘Delhi mannequin’ of schooling and has promised to rework government-run faculties if voted to energy within the state.
“Practically 20 to 25 years again, Gujarat’s finances allocation for schooling was simply Rs 1,600 crore. At the moment, it stands at Rs 33,000 crore, greater than the full finances outlay of many states. That is the progress we have now made,” mentioned Modi, who served as Gujarat Chief Minister from 2001 to 2014.
Voting in Dehgam will happen on December 5 within the second section of Meeting polls.
“The adjustments we introduced on this sector have benefited the individuals of your entire Gujarat. The BJP authorities in Gujarat has reworked the schooling sector within the state and made it extra scientific and trendy,” he mentioned.
The PM advised the gathering that Gandhinagar has now grow to be an schooling hub housing quite a few faculties and universities.
Modi mentioned the world’s first forensic sciences college and Kids’s College are situated within the state capital.
“India’s first vitality college (Pandit Deendayal Vitality College) and Maritime College are additionally located in Gandhinagar. The campus of Rashtriya Raksha College close to right here is the pleasure of Dehgam and Gandhinagar,” he mentioned.
Taking over the Congress, the PM mentioned leaders of the opposition celebration don’t have any imaginative and prescient for growing Gujarat as they’re busy criticising him on a regular basis.
“We’re additionally working for empowerment of the poor and center class individuals. As a substitute of discovering options to issues of the poor individuals residing in slums, the Congress used to simply throw some items in direction of them. It was the BJP which constructed pucca homes for them,” mentioned Modi, in search of votes for his celebration, which is ruling Gujarat for the final 27 years and is aiming for a seventh time period in workplace.
Voting to elect a brand new 182-member Gujarat Meeting might be held in two phases — December 1 (89 seats) and 5 (93 seats) — and ballots might be counted on December 8. A complete of 1,621 candidates are within the fray for the 182 Meeting seats.
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