Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday mentioned the Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) authorities in Gujarat has remodeled the training sector within the state and made it extra scientific and trendy, touching upon an election concern which is being aggressively pushed by the Aam Aadmi Occasion (AAP).
Addressing a rally in Dehgam city of Gandhinagar district, his third of the day, forward of the subsequent month’s Meeting polls, the PM identified that Gujarat’s training price range has now gone as much as Rs 33,000 crore, greater than the entire price range outlay of a number of states.
Notably, the feedback the BJP’s star campaigner on Gujarat’s training situation got here at a time when the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP has been aggressively pitching the ‘Delhi mannequin’ of training and has promised to rework government-run faculties if voted to energy within the state.
“Almost 20 to 25 years again, Gujarat’s price range allocation for training was simply Rs 1,600 crore. In the present day, it stands at Rs 33,000 crore, greater than the entire price range outlay of many states. That is the progress we’ve got made,” mentioned Modi, who served as Gujarat Chief Minister from 2001 to 2014.
Voting in Dehgam will happen on December 5 within the second part of Meeting polls.
“The modifications we introduced on this sector have benefited the individuals of your complete Gujarat. The BJP authorities in Gujarat has remodeled the training sector within the state and made it extra scientific and trendy,” he mentioned.
The PM instructed the gathering that Gandhinagar has now turn out to be an training hub housing quite a few schools and universities.
Modi mentioned the world’s first forensic sciences college and Kids’s College are situated within the state capital.
“India’s first power college (Pandit Deendayal Power College) and Maritime College are additionally located in Gandhinagar. The campus of Rashtriya Raksha College close to right here is the satisfaction of Dehgam and Gandhinagar,” he mentioned.
Taking up the Congress, the PM mentioned leaders of the opposition occasion should not have any imaginative and prescient for growing Gujarat as they’re busy criticising him on a regular basis.
“We’re additionally working for empowerment of the poor and center class individuals. As an alternative of discovering options to issues of the poor individuals dwelling in slums, the Congress used to simply throw some items in the direction of them. It was the BJP which constructed pucca homes for them,” mentioned Modi, searching for votes for his occasion, which is ruling Gujarat for the final 27 years and is aiming for a seventh time period in workplace.
Voting to elect a brand new 182-member Gujarat Meeting will likely be held in two phases — December 1 (89 seats) and 5 (93 seats) — and ballots will likely be counted on December 8. A complete of 1,621 candidates are within the fray for the 182 Meeting seats.
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