Education important for development: Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said that the state government was committed to development of education and educational infrastructure in the state.

Updated: Dec 12, 2010, 19:42 PM IST

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said that the state government was committed to development of education and educational infrastructure in the
state.

Laying the foundation stone for a building to be used for collection of answer sheets of the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education here, Gehlot said that his government was
working with dedication to improve the education sector in the state.

He said that the proposed building would be constructed with an estimated cost of Rs 15 crore in the Dr S Radhakrishnan Shiksha Sankul premises.

In another function at Alwar, Gehlot, said that education was the way for prosperity and every parent should ensure education to his or her kids.

"Only educated communities can progress in the time of globalisation hence education plays very key role in development," he said.

PTI