The foundation stone laying ceremony of Chatrabhuj Narsee School coming up at Amanora Township done by Sharad Pawar & Aditya Thackeray today. (L-R) Aditya Thackeray, Aniruddha Deshpande, Sujay Jairaj, Sharad Pawar and Chetan Tupe.
PUNE: “We want to build a new Maharashtra and set up eminent schools where every student should get the privilege of receiving a quality education. Our education system should help pique curiosity in students and encourage practical learning rather than rote-learning,” said Aditya Thackeray, Minister of Tourism and Environment, Government of Maharashtra.
He was speaking during the foundation stone-laying ceremony of Chatrabhuj Narsee School, a Cambridge and IBDP school at Amanora Township in Hadapsar.
NCP President, Sharad Pawar was present on the occasion along with Aniruddha Deshpande, Managing Director, Amanora Park Town, and City Corporation, Jairaj Thacker, Managing Trustee, Narsee Monjee Educational Trust, and Chetan Tupe, MLA from Hadapsar.
“For the past 8 months, I have been only inaugurating Covid centers across the state and this is for the first time in those 8 months I am inaugurating a school, which is a place of hope and positivity and I am grateful and happy about it,” said Thackeray.
Speaking on the occasion, Sharad Pawar said, “Post Covid, the way schools operate will undergo a change, which needs to be considered while designing and operating schools. It must be in sync with the guidelines set up by the state government.”
Aniruddha Deshpande stated, “We at Amanora already have all schools of various education patterns like ISCE and CBSE and now with the Cambridge and IBDP school we are trying to complete the education offering from Amanora.”
Hadapsar MLA Chetan Tupe said that he’s happy to see that Hadapsar is becoming a centre of education.
Chatrabhuj Narsee School presented by Methibai Devraj Gundecha Foundation along with City Corporation Ltd at Amanora has been constructed on 4.1 acres plot with additional sports ground and will offer an IB and Cambridge curriculum from Nursery up to Grade 12. The school will have a capacity for 2400 students from Nursery to Grade 12 and will offer state-of-the-art infrastructure including technology-enabled classrooms, international standard laboratories, modern computer labs, and an auditorium. It will also have several sporting facilities along with a day-care center, dance and music studios. To encourage practical learning a number of professional development workshops will be conducted on topics like Active Learning, Visible Thinking, Classroom Management, and Organization, Disciplining techniques, goal setting among others, and students will be provided opportunities to explore, challenge, discuss and think about their learning in creative ways throughout the year.
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