In its bid to provide impetus to girl education, Haryana government is all set to open 41 new government senior secondary schools for girls in the state.
According to PTI, During the state Assembly Session, Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma informed theHouse about the 41 new schools for girls to be opened in the state while replying to a question by the Independent MLA Jasbir Deswal regarding improvement in women’s education.
Sharma said that 34 schools would be opened in Mewat district alone.
Other such schools include a military school for girls in Khudana village of Mahendragarh district, two schools in Morni Hills, one each in Zainabad and Dhokia of Rewari district, one in Bhiwani city and one in Sonepat city.
He further said that in the educationally backward blocks, 32 Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya and 36 girl hostels would be established.
“Under Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao programme, in 5,268 government schools ‘Balika Manch’ have been set up for girls. In 1,536 schools, training in self-defence is being imparted to girls studying in classes 9 and 10. Besides, six government colleges for girls have been proposed,” he said.
The minister said that to honour girls various programmes in all government schools had been initiated like ‘Beti Ka Salaam Rashtra Ke Naam’, ‘Mera Pehla Gantantra Divas’ and ‘Kanya Janamohatsav’.
Meanwhile, the House adopted an obituary resolution on the death of freedom fighter Shiahram Yadav of Jhajjar district on March 19 and Lance Naik Satender Singh Chauhan of Rewari district who died on March 13.