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UP govt takes cues from AAP, pushes massive education reform programmes

The UP government's thrust on education reforms was inspired in large part by the Aam Aadmi Party's reform push in Delhi's school education

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Anjuli Bhargava  |  New Delhi 

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The UP government’s thrust on education reforms was inspired in large part by the Aam Aadmi Party’s reform push in Delhi’s school education.

IAS officer Vijay Kiran Anand (UP cadre), director general of in Uttar Pradesh, has a lot on his plate. Mission Prerna, an aggressive reform project that he is helming, encompasses 159,000 schools, 575,000 teachers and 18 million students in the state. Launched in September 2019, Mission Prerna is a huge and ambitious project, and it is already beginning to bear fruit.



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First Published: Sat, May 02 2020. 23:33 IST