New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday extended his support to the Maharashtra government and said it will provide all possible help in implementing education reforms, describing it as cooperative federalism at its best. Also Read - Corona Funds For Delhi Rs 0: AAP Complains Against Centre's Bias
Earlier today, Maharashtra Higher Education Minister Uday Samant held a meeting with Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in the national capital to discuss various initiatives taken under the AAP government’s education model. Sisodia also heads the Delhi’s education sector, one of the most celebrated developments done by the Aam Aadmi Party government. Also Read - Uddhav Thackeray a Revelation, Tweets Omar Abdullah; Sena 'Makeover' Earns Praise Amid Corona Fight
Subsequently, Kejriwal made a statement on the micro-blogging site Twitter and said that such an initiative could help both states learn a lot from each other. “Delhi govt will provide all possible help to Maharashtra govt to implement edu reforms in their state. This is cooperative federalism at its best. Both states can learn so much from each other,” his tweet read. Also Read - Maharashtra Couple Exchanges Wedding Vows Through Video Call Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Samant said that the two parties held discussions about the Maharashtra government’s efforts in bringing a positive change in the state education model.
“I came here with a lot of curiosity to know more about Delhi”s education model. It is so successful and I would like to take ideas from here and adopt in our education system,” Samant was quoted by news agency PTI as saying in an official statement.
“I also shared about our efforts to bring a positive change in Maharashtra”s education model. We should also think of a tie-up between the two states and pick good things from each other’s education models,” he said.
Meanwhile, Sisodia said the Maharashtra government has started with some new programmes in the field of education and he would like to learn and adopt it in the capital city.
“We want to take the journey of bringing about a revolution in education ahead by adopting and implementing best learning programmes and practices for our children.
“That is why it is very important to collaborate with each other and learn from the individual experience of education departments of both the states,” Sisodia said.
With PTI inputs