Rajasthan: Mahatma Gandhi English Medium Schools Reflect the Essence of Education

by Gyanvitaranam

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “by education, I mean an all-round drawing of the best in a child and man in body, mind and spirit.” Also, the beautiful slogan inscribed at the entrance of many a school “ज्ञाना- र्थ प्रवेश, सेवार्थ प्रस्थान” reflects the essence of education. The state government of Rajasthan, adopting the very thoughts, has brought a sea of change in the education system by opening Mahatma Gandhi English Medium Schools.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot says,“ I am pleased to see a child going to an English medium school conversing in English fluently. Learning the international language English has its own advantages. I want every child in the state to study English as a language and excel in competition. Therefore, the government, after opening Mahatma Gandhi English medium schools in urban areas, has decided to open these schools in the rural areas too. The government....

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