The federal government’s resolution to arrange 100 new Sainik colleges will present a chance for lady college students to affix the armed forces and contribute to nationwide safety, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh mentioned on Saturday.
The defence minister exuded confidence that the choice to ascertain new Sainik colleges will encourage women to understand their desires of serving the nation.
Singh advised that the division of defence and Sainik Faculty Society ought to devise a mechanism for rating all Sainik colleges on the premise of their efficiency and audit.
This, he mentioned, will result in wholesome competitors among the many colleges, in addition to offering encouragement to introduce revolutionary steps.
He mentioned, together with the curriculum, youngsters ought to be uncovered to patriotism and loyalty in the direction of the nation as it should assist in constructing their character and profit the nation.
The defence minister described the announcement of the growth of Sainik colleges as one of many many vital selections taken by the federal government within the final six-seven years to enhance the standard of primary schooling of kids and make sure the holistic growth of the nation.
“The organising of 100 new Sainik colleges will present a chance to women to affix the armed forces and contribute to nationwide safety,” Singh mentioned.
In October, the Union Cupboard accepted the affiliation of 100 colleges from the educational yr 2022-23 in authorities and personal sectors with Sainik Faculty Society underneath the Ministry of Defence.
Singh said that whereas ‘Sainik’ signifies unity, self-discipline and devotion, ‘Faculty’ is the centre of schooling, due to this fact, Sainik colleges are enjoying a pivotal function in making youngsters succesful residents.
Singh mentioned the federal government is focussing on offering high quality schooling to the youth of the nation because it lays a strong basis for the all-round growth of the society.
“High quality schooling is the fourth of the 17 sustainable growth objectives adopted by the United Nations. There are a number of different objectives underneath ‘high quality schooling’. It has been our robust political dedication to attain these objectives,” Singh mentioned.
“A number of schemes like Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan are being run. Organising of 100 new Sainik colleges is one other vital step in that route,” he mentioned.
Singh talked about that Sainik colleges have contributed to the recruitment of greater than 7,000 officers within the armed forces up to now and have given the nation officers like former Chiefs of the Military Workers Basic Deepak Kapoor (Retd) and Basic Dalbir Singh Suhag (Retd).
On this context, he additionally talked about Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, former RBI Governor D Subbarao and movie director Rakesh Roshan.
“Right this moment, our nation is transferring quick within the path of self-reliance in each area. It’s touching newer heights in fields like defence, well being, communication, trade and transport because of the synergy between private and non-private sectors,” he mentioned.
Singh mentioned there’s a want for a revolution within the schooling sector and the holistic growth of kids.
“That is solely attainable if there’s a robust collaboration of defence, schooling and personal sector,” he mentioned.