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Special transport facility for girl students of Mewat, Morni: Min

Sharma was interacting with Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar through video-conferencing at Narnaul today, according to an official release.


PTI India
Updated: 16-07-2018 20:25 IST

Haryana Education minister Ram Bilas Sharma today said the state government has prepared a plan to arrange special transport facility from schools to homes for girl students of Mewat and Morni hills.

The state government has a target to ensure each girl in the state has access to higher education.

Sharma was interacting with Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar through video-conferencing at Narnaul today, according to an official release.

Javadekar held a meeting with education ministers of all the states to bring all aspiring districts equal to other districts.

Sharma said Mewat and Morni hills (Panchkula) have been kept in category of aspiring districts.

To ensure that the girls of these areas may not face any problem in reaching to their schools, the government would ply special buses in these areas. Apart from this, a residential school has been opened in Ferozepur Jhirka for girls.

The education.minister informed that the state government had decided to upgrade 32 Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas from elementary to senior secondary level.

Approval in this direction has been given by the central government. The Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas also have hostel facility and expenses of all facilities are borne by the government.

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