Music instruments

‘Hobby hubs’ to train students in music, instruments

New Delhi: Forty-six public schools in Delhi will set up “recreation centers” and be assigned individual academies or NGOs to provide training to students in various activities such as classical music, musical instruments and photography.

The recreation centers are set up under a program called involving private academies and individual NGOs in the development of music, drama, fine arts and crafts in the schools of the Directorate of education.

“Forty-six schools will be transformed into recreation centers and have been assigned to the individual academy or NGO to provide training to students in various categories. Permission has been granted under certain conditions,” said a senior official of the Department of Education. (DoE) said.

Under this program, each academy and NGO will have to obtain a police certificate (PCC) for its trainers before the start of the training of the students of the school.

“The number of days of training as well as the duration will be mutually agreed by the academy or the NGO with the director of the school, but it must not be less than two lessons per week of a duration of at least two hours. A room or hall will be provided on the school premises for use. No charge will be levied on the academy or the NGO due to the use of the school premises. school,” the official said.

“No subletting, subletting or outsourcing of responsibilities is permitted under any circumstances. The academy or NGO must declare its qualified trainer as well as its assistant trainer for a particular school to the principal concerned well in advance , before providing training,” the official added. Under this program, students will be trained in Indian classical music, radio jockey, photography, acting, public speaking, fine arts, coding, among others.