Ms Jaiswal told PTI that there had been a paradigm shift in the quality of education imparted at government primary schools.
"The teachers who would keep themselves from teaching activities have started taking classes. The trend of outsourcing teaching activities has been effectively curbed," she said.
"There has been a spurt in enrollments. More than 10 lakh children have enrolled (since the BJP government came to office). The increase in enrollments reflects that we have been able to bring children back to schools," the minister said.
The BJP government deliberated on why government primary schools were lagging behind.
A decision was taken to strengthen "School Chalo Abhiyaan" and the government also came up with the "Khoob Padho, Aage Badho" campaign to ensure that every child goes to school, she said.
Ms Jaiswal said students of various government schools were given uniforms and it would instill confidence in them.
"In some cases, parents insisted that their children study in government primary schools even if it entails sitting on the floor, which is a positive sign," she said.
The basic education minister said there was a proposal to develop schools on the public-private partnership model.
"Innovations in schools in terms of teaching and other activities are being encouraged to give an opportunity to students to showcase their talent," she said.
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