Education dept grants ₹9 cr for smart playgrounds in govt schools
Chandigarh Punjab school education minister Vijay Inder Singla on Saturday said that the state government had decided to develop smart playgrounds in government schools.
Singla added that the education department had approved a grant of ₹9.1 crore for the development of smart playgrounds in primary and middle schools in the first round of the Smart Playground project.
Singla added as their government has drastically improved the infrastructure of government schools by introducing the Smart School Policy, now the project to develop smart playgrounds have been initiated. He added that sports and other extra-curricular activities also hold importance in a student’s development.
Singla claimed that the Congress-led state government has ensured growth in every field of school education which was also visible from the success of students and education department as well. He said apart from other achievements, Punjab has been placed on the top of Performance Grading Index (PGI) which was released by the Union government on the basis of 70 parameters of school education.