Delhi’s deputy chief minister, Manish Sisodia on Friday announced the suspension of the deputy director of education after his surprise visit to a government school in Alipur area of the capital.
The Minister says he was ‘shocked’ to see the condition of government boys school which was ‘ill-maintained by the authorities.’ He termed it as “horrific, filthy” and “disorderly.”
Taken aback by this, the minister ordered on the spot suspension of the Deputy Director of Education (Distt-NW) Officer, along with the termination of the school principal.
It was also revealed that the Deputy Director had not visited the school in last five years.
Sisodia said he had seen “broken rooms” in the name of classrooms. In addition, teachers’ vehicles were parked in empty classrooms and students were packed in halls.
The students informed Sisodia that they had “never seen” their Chemistry Lab assistant. Hearing this, Sisodia ordered “compulsory retirement” of the assistant.
The minister said that the “government will not tolerate any officials who put the future of our children at stake”.
Sisodia had gone there to spread awareness on dengue among the students.