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After NMMC’s success, will BMC follow?

DNMUM423818 | 10/10/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :228 | Education & Careers

Mumbai: Looking at the unqualified success that the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has enjoyed with its plan of introducing the Central Board Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculum in civic-run schools, the big question is whether the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) follow suit.
But while the NMMC has started its own CBSE schools, the BMC has plans of doing so through different trusts. Only schools which have an empty building and no students can be given over to private trusts that can provide free education to students.
The BMC’s education department has proposed that 35 of these BMC-run schools, which have remained shut due to inadequate numbers of students, should be handed over to private organisations to b
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