DSGMC to provide Free Education to children of Pakistani Migrants Hindu Sikh refugees families
Vishal Malhotra/Lokesh Goswami Tennews New Delhi :
New Delhi (18/02/2020): “Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee will provide free education to children of Pakistani Migrants Hindu Sikh refugees families living in jhuggis and semi-permanent structures on the Yamuna floodplains, south of Gurudwara Majnu Ka Tila,” said Manjinder Singh Sirsa, President, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee here today .
Manjinder Singh Sirsa said that all the children will be admitted in Delhi Based Chain of 11 co-educations schools run by Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee.
Set up in various parts of National Capital New Delhi. He said that DSGMC has already written letter to Directoratee of Education, Delhi Govt for providing permission to these refuge childrens on compassionate grounds in DSGMC run education institutes at the earliest and hoped that all such eligible students will be able to enroll by the next academic session begining from April 2020.
He told that DSGMC will provide complete education free of cost to these hindu sikh childrens from Pakistan in its schools and besides this, the meritous students will also be provided scholarship and other incentives to prepare them for admissions in prestigous professional educational institutes in order to bring them on the national mainstream to live life with dignity. He hoped that Govt of Delhi will soon accord permission in this regard and told that DSGMC will explore legal provisions to admit such students on the basis of international laws. He said that legal provision like grant of Students Visa to these students is being explored by legal team of DSGMC
He said that he has also taken up issue for admissions of such students for admissions in schools run by Delhi Govt and added that he will persue it further with Delhi Govt at highest level. He told that he has written letter to Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodhia and have apprised him that these refugee families want to educate their wards in Delhi Government schools. Since they left Pakistan in haphazard manner without any proper or no document pertaining to education they were getting in Pakistan and requested Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodhia to please allow them to get admission in Delhi schools in the interest of their study and future and on humanitarian grounds.