About the Author
Son of a government schoolteacher, Manish Sisodia, deputy chief minister and education minister of Delhi, is a senior leader of the Aam Aadmi Party and a member of the Political Affairs Committee. In the past, he was a journalist with Zee News and All India Radio, after which he was active in the struggle to pass the Right to Information Act and played a key role in laying the foundation of the Jan Lokpal Movement. His significant contribution to reforming the education system in Delhi has gained him reputation around the country as one of the best education administrators and educationists in government.
From schools of excellence to brilliant improvement in the board examinations and state-of-the-art facilities, government schools in Delhi rock. The implementation of innovative concepts like ‘happiness curriculum’ and ‘entrepreneurship mindset programme’ in Delhi government schools has brought about revolutionary change in the public school education system in the national capital of India.Manish Sisodia, Delhi’s deputy chief minister and education minister, is the visionary instrumental in ushering in such a transformation. Recounting his experiences and experiments as an education minister, this book offers blow-by-blow account of this amazing success story. Shiksha, a book of hope and possibilities, will inspire everyone who is poised to make a difference in society through education.