MCD orders 37,484 chairs, 6,246 desks for 800 schools


Seeking to boost infrastructure at its schools, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi has ordered 37,484 chairs and 6,246 desks, a senior official said on Thursday.
Delhi Mayor Shelly Oberoi on Thursday inspected the new desks put up at Nigam Pratibha Vidyalaya Saraswati Vihar in the Keshavpuram Zone of the MCD. She said desk and chair facilities will be made available in all MCD-run schools.
This is the “first time” that there will be desks and chairs for nursery children, she was quoted as saying in a statement issued by the mayor’s office.
A total of 37,484 chairs and 6,246 desks have been ordered for 800 schools in the MCD, it said. During her visit, she faced protests from a group of Delhi BJP councillors and workers from Keshavpuram Zone, which was led by Virender Goel.