Uttar Pradesh sets target to achieve no. 1 status in school edu system
There are a total of 1.41 lakh council and secondary schools in Uttar Pradesh
The state government has set the target to make the school education system of Uttar Pradesh number one in the country.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the officials to bring the state to first position in the School Education Quality Index (SEQI) and Performance Grade Index (PGI) released by NITI Aayog, according to a government press release.
There are a total of 1.41 lakh council and secondary schools in Uttar Pradesh, in which approximately 2.37 crore students are studying.
The state government is spending ₹83,000 crore on education in this financial year, the release says.
So far, 1.36 lakh council schools have been rejuvenated by the state government with the availability of basic facilities.
The transparent appointment of 1.64 lakh teachers is being seen as the biggest achievement of the government, the release reads.