Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday expressed that Indian values, secular teachings and social harmony should be inculcated in schools while she was inaugurating the Sanskaar Valley School on the outskirts of Bhopal.
she said that it is a delight to visit such schools which promise to give the youth what they deserve, The Sanskaar Valley School, promoted by the Rs 1,500-crore Dainik Bhaskar group jointly with the Shardadevi Charitable Trust, is a co-education day-cum-boarding secondary school.
The Chairman of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata were present in the function, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan was the guest of honour. A large number of industrialists, politicians, educationists and bureaucrats attended the function at the picturesque school campus. Union Commerce Minister Kamal Nath, Union Minister of State Suresh Pachauri and former CM Digvijay Singh were present.
She said her late husband Rajiv Gandhi had always believed that excellence in education should not become the preserve of a few and therefore he had created a chain of Navodaya Vidyalayas in the country. "He was keen on the propagation of secular values so that a child's mind should expand,''