Delhi Govt. to send Mentor Teachers to visit educational innovations across India.

New Delhi : 26/2/2017

Delhi Government to send Mentor Teachers to visit educational innovations across India
  • Groups of Mentors will visit Mumbai, Bangalore, Jaipur and Ahmedabad
  • Successful educational models from across the country will be brought in to Government school classrooms
The Government of Delhi has over the last two years has taken several steps to upgrade the quality of education in Government schools. Successful practices and policies from around the world have been adapted and employed to ensure the most effective transformation of schools. One such intervention has been the Mentor Teacher Program, in which 200 specialised cadre of Government school teachers. Mentor teachers have played a pivotal role in enhancing teaching learning methodologies inside classrooms.
The Government has decided to send batches of Mentor Teachers to Mumbai, Bangalore, Jaipur and Ahmedabad. Mentor Teachers will immerse themselves in various interventions at leading educational institutions. In Rajasthan, a batch would be spending time at Digantar Vidyala and Grameen Shiksha Kendra. In Gujarat, Anupam Moti Dau Primary School and Gyanshala are educational centres which will host Mentors. In Mumbai, they will be at Gateway School of Mumbai and Teach For India. Mentors will visit the educational innovations of Dream A Dream Foundation.
The goal of this initiative is to further strengthen the capacities of Mentors to facilitate sessions with the rest of the teachers in Delhi on content and pedagogy. Mentors will visit various government and private schools, non-governmental organisations working in the field of education, etc. to observe and understand the innovations developed by them in pedagogy.
Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, “Mentor teachers will be deeply enriched by their exposure trips that the Government has organised for them. I am positive that this will significantly improve their ability to build capacities of other teachers in future.”
Delhi Government’s Mentor Teacher outstation educational trips will take place in March 2017. They are currently being oriented in strategies that would help them to best understand and replicate models that they would study.

Delhi Govt. organises PTMs for Class 12 students of Delhi Govt. schools #AAPKiKhaasPTM

New Delhi : 25/2/2017


Special PTMs for Class 12 students held across Delhi Govt schools

Directorate of Education, Delhi Government, on Saturday organised Special Parent Teacher Meetings (PTMs) for parents of students studying in Class 12 of all its (Government) schools.
The Special PTMs were organised keeping in mind the soon approaching Class 12 Board examinations, in order to apprise parents of their children’s progress. The PTMs were organised in all senior secondary schools run by the Directorate of Education.
The Government recognises the need for a strong support system for children from their homes, and is constantly encourages schools and teachers to engage with parents to provide specific feedback to them on their children’s education. Since the Class 12 Board examinations are coming up, the focus during this PTM was on discussing best practices and strategies students can employ during their attempt of this examination.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said during a visit to the Sarvodaya Vidyalaya Rouse Avenue, “This is for the first time that a Special PTM of this kind has been organised for parents of Class 12 students in government schools. The Government believes that it is important to counsel parents during this crucial period, with the purpose of maintaining a healthy environment at home, free of the usual examination pressure. Students are already tense before exams and it will help if parents play a supportive role at such a time. Teachers were also encouraged to discuss the children’s future course with parents.


Delhi Govt. approves a historic 36 % increase in minimum wages

New Delhi : 25/2/2017

Delhi Cabinet approves a historic 36 % increase in minimum wages for all categories of workers

The Delhi Cabinet, in its meeting on Saturday, chaired by the Chief Minister Mr Arvind Kejriwal approved the proposal of the tripartite committee which recommended atleast 36 % hike in the minimum wages of all categories of workers.
The Chief Minister, along with the Deputy Chief Minister Mr Manish Sisodia and Labour Minister Mr Gopal Rai announced the new proposed minimum wages in different categories as given below :
1) Current minimum wages for unskilled category : Rs 9724 per month. Proposed NEW minimum wages approved by the cabinet : Rs 13,350 per month
2) Current minimum wages in semi skilled category : Rs 10,764 per month. Proposed NEW minimum wages : Rs 14,698 per month
3) Current minimum wages in Skilled category : Rs 11,830 per month. Proposed NEW minimum wages : Rs 16,182 per month
Following the Cabinet approval, the decision will now be sent to the hon’ble Lieutenant Governor for ratification at the earliest so that the new wages can be implemented soon.

Special PTMs in Delhi Govt schools on Saturday for parents of class XII students

NEW DELHI: 24/02/2017

Special PTMs in Delhi govt schools on Saturday for parents of class XII students


Directorate of Education will organize special Parent-Teacher Meetings (PTMs) in Delhi Government schools on Saturday, 25 February, exclusively for the parents of Class 12th Students.

Since the Class 12th Board examination are fast approaching, the DoE has directed all schools to apprise the parents about their wards’ progress.

In the Morning Shift Schools, the PTMs will be from 8 AM onwards and in the Evening Shift Schools from 5 PM onwards.

Teachers will provide parents with student-specific guidance and counselling. It will also help in guiding the parents to provide their ward study and exam preparation, and a conducive environment at home.

Teachers will encourage parents to send students to school between two exams, where teachers will be available to provide last minute pre-examination support to students.

The Government of Delhi believes that PTMs will help in enhancing the quality of school-parents interaction, which benefits the progress of students.

The Class 12 PTMs have been organized in order to ease the examination pressure of parents as well as students, and provide the best possible support to every student.

AAP announces first list of 109 candidates for MCD elections

Date  : 24 Feb 2017

प्रेस रिलीज़

आम आदमी पार्टी ने किया 109 उम्मीदवारों का ऐलान

  • नगर निगम चुनाव में युवाओं और महिलाओं को तरजीह
  • 109 उम्मीदवारों में 64 युवा चेहरे, अनारक्षित सीटों पर भी महिलाओं को टिकट


दिल्ली नगर निगम चुनाव के लिए आम आदमी पार्टी की दिल्ली इकाई ने आज 1 उम्मीदवारों की घोषणा कर दी. एक महीने से ज्यादा चली चयन प्रक्रिया के बाद आज जारी सूची में 109 वार्डों के लिए उम्मीदवार हैं. इन 109 में से 46 सीटें महिलाओं के लिए आरक्षित थीं. पार्टी ने इन 46 के अलावा 3 अनारक्षित सीटों पर भी महिला उम्मेदवार घोषित किये है. 109 उम्मीदवारों में से 64 पार्टी के युवा चेहरे हैं.

पार्टी के दिल्ली संयोजक दिलीप पाण्डेय ने कहा सभी 272 वार्डों में कार्यकर्ताओं की बैठकें बुला कर उम्मीदवारों के नामों पर चर्चा की जा रही है. जिन उम्मीदवारों ने नामांकन किया था, उनके नामों पर कार्यकर्ताओं के अलावा स्क्रीनिंग कमेटी के सदस्यों ने विचार किया और इसके बाद चयनित संभावित उम्मीदवारों की सूची आज पार्टी की पी ऐ सी के समक्ष राखी गयी.  पी ऐ सी ने आज विचार के लिए रखे गए सभी 109 वार्डों के उम्मीदवारों के नामों को स्वीकृति दे दी. दिलीप पाण्डेय ने बताया की बाकी वार्डों में उम्मीदवारों के चयन की प्रक्रिया चल रही है और जल्द ही सभी उम्मीदवारों की सूची जारी कर दी जायेगी.

दिलीप पाण्डेय ने कहा कि कांग्रेस और भाजपा ने दिल्ली के नगर निगमों में पिछले बीस सालों में भ्रष्टाचार का साम्राज्य कायम कर दिया है. इस बार दिल्ली के लोग नगर निगम चुनावों में झाड़ू चलाएंगे और दिल्ली को भ्रष्टाचार से आज़ादी दिलाएंगे.



Delhi Govt. intervenes to resolve Ola/Uber driver & management differences amicably

New Delhi : 23/2/2017

Delhi government intervenes to resolve Ola/Uber drivers & managements differences amicably  

Following directions from the Transport Minister Mr Satyendar Jain, department officials on Thursday convened a meeting between the Ola/Uber drivers and representatives of these companies, leading to an amicable settlement between the two sides.

The meeting was held at the residence of Mr Jain after the Sarvodaya Drivers Association and large number of drivers complained to the Minister about the alleged non-hearing of their issues by Ola/Uber despite the Hon’ble High Court orders.

Delhi government provided a platform where representatives of Ola/Uber and drivers associations could talk across the table.

The meeting concluded after over four hours of discussion in an amicable atmosphere. The charter of demand was presented to Ola/Uber officials. The companies assured them to work on their demands shortly and will give their assurance to the Hon’ble High Court on 28th February. The companies had also invited the drivers to their office to discuss and resolve the issues peacefully.

Delhi Government has assured the driver associations about welfare of drivers particularly those harassed without having been given an opportunity to be heard by such companies particularly in cases of vague complaints.

Delhi Government had expressed the sympathetic concern to waive toll charges at Borders in case of these taxis similar to black & white taxies and autos to such taxi regime.