Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday launched a Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Schools as a tribute on the occasion of 94th Birth Anniversary of the Late Former Prime Minister.
The school is affiliated to the Maharashtra International Education Board (MIEB), which the state government had set up with an aim to achieve higher education standards and continuous efforts towards value education.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, Maharashtra Ministers Vinod Tawde, Pankaja Munde, Sadabhau Khot and noted scientist Dr. Vijay Bhatkar were present prominently.
Initially, 13 Zila Parishad schools would be part of this international board and the curriculum will be in the mother tongue, the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said quoting Fadnavis on its official Twitter handle.
“Atalji worked hard to increase our growth rate in all sectors, especially education. He always insisted for education of international standards in rural India. We, in Maharashtra, by targeted efforts & initiatives have now jumped up to 3rd rank from 13th: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis as quoted by CMO Official Twitter Handle.
Fadnavis added “We have improvised with the same Govt machinery, same teachers, in same Infrastructure, but with innovative solutions! We are seeing reverse migration, many students from English medium schools are coming back to ZP schools & this international board will boost it.”
Speaking about the curriculum CM informed that the Curriculum has been drafted by a team of experts like Dr. Vijay Bhatkar, Dr. Kakodkar, Swaroop Sampat, Achyut Palav & many others.
Vajpayee died in Delhi on August 16 this year after a prolonged illness.