Happy birthday from DNP India to Manish Sisodia who reformed capital education system.
Manish Sisodia was born on 5 January 1972 in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Currently, he is a member of the Aam Aadmi Party and Deputy Chief Minister in Delhi. Sisodia has previously worked in Zee News and All India Radio.
As a journalist, Manish Sisodia has worked for Zee News and All India Radio. At the same time, he has worked as a volunteer in an NGO called Parivartan. Apart from this, he has also played a role in Anna Hazare’s ‘India Against Corruption’ movements in 2011. He also became a member of the Political Relations Committee of the Aam Aadmi Party and was elected as a member of the Legislative Assembly in the December 2013 Delhi Assembly elections.
In year 2012 Manish Sisodia along with his old friend Arvind Kejriwal ( CM of Delhi) formed the political party – Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
It was Manish Sisodia’s idea to implement the Right to Information (RTI) Act across the country. He set up an NGO, Kabir, in Delhi to make people aware of the Right to Information Act.
Also in year 2011 Sisodia played an important role in Anna Hazare’s movement against corruption.
In 2006 with Kejriwal and Abhinandan Sekhari, Sisodia founded the Public Cause Research Foundation in 2006.
Sisodia then worked as a news producer and news reader at Zee News till 2005.
- He also hosted a program called “Zero Hour” for All India Radio.
Manish Sisodia Achievements –
In 2016 he was listed among the 100 most influential Indians 2016 by The Indian Express.
In year 2017, Sisodia was awarded the “Finest Education Minister” award.
And in 2019 he was nominated for award the Champions of Change Award for his exceptional work in education sector in Delhi
Sisodia decided to bring in radical reforms for public education system when AAP came in power.
In 2015 the very first decision he took as finance finance minister was to double the funding for the public education program.
As a result Delhi’s education system has seen many positive changes. Since 2016, Delhi government schools have performed better than the private schools in 12th board examinations.
He has also written a book name ” Shiksha – A journey “.
The book briefs his experience as an education minister in transforming the public education system in the national capital.
Sisodia Political events summary –
Manish Sisodia won the election from Pratapganj and took oath as Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi for the first time on 14 February.
Sisodia defeated Nakul Bhardwaj of the Bharatiya Janata Party and became an MLA in the Delhi Assembly elections.
Manish Sisodia along with his old friend Arvind Kejriwal formed the political party – Aam Aadmi Party.