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Quality education priority of Himachal govt : Min

Kangra, Jun 11 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Housing and Urban development Minister Sarween Chaudhary on Tuesday said that special efforts were being taken to provide quality education to the students in the state and in this direction new programmes have been introduced.
She said that there is a strong network of the educational institutions with modern facilities available to them in the state.
The Minister was addressing a public meeting at Naleti in Shahpur assembly constituency after she laid the foundation stone of additional block of the Govt High School being constructed at the cost of Rs 20 lakhs.
Ms Chaudhary said that the adequate staff is available in these educational institutions and process of appointing additional staff too was in progress. She said that for the current financial year Rs 7598 crore have been earmarked for education in the state.
She said that government was committed for providing quality education in all educational institutions from Primary to the College level and because of this commitment all facilities were being provided in these institutions.
She said besides ICT laboratory facilities video conference facilities in the schools and colleges is being made available to provide online education to the students. She suggested that academic education alone was not important but moral and social education too was equally important.
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Amarinder calls for breaking barriers of hatred on Janmashtmi eve

22 Aug 2019 | 7:20 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 22 (UNI) Exhorting them to follow Lord Sri Krishna's philosophy of universal love, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday appealed to the people to vow to break the barriers of hatred and divisiveness, on the eve of Sri Krishna Janmashtmi.

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Haryana govt to organise Pension Adalats in each district

22 Aug 2019 | 7:16 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 22 (UNI) Haryana government will organise Pension Adalats in each district on August 23, from 1100 hrs to 1300 hrs, through centralised video conferencing, at Haryana Niwas, Chandigarh, an official Spokesperson said here on Thursday.

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Haryana govt given additional charges to two HCS officers

22 Aug 2019 | 7:09 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 22 (UNI) Haryana government has given additional charges to two HCS officers, with immediate effect.

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VS polls: Haryana police to crack down wanted criminals

22 Aug 2019 | 7:05 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 22 (UNI) With a view to ensure smooth conduct of the forthcoming Vidhan Sabha elections, Haryana Police is all set to launch a crackdown on wanted criminals and notorious elements in the state, a senior police officer confirmed on Thursday.

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Allegations leveled on Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana are baseless :Min

22 Aug 2019 | 6:45 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 22 (UNI) Terming the allegations leveled on Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana scheme as baseless & depicting frustration of SAD, the Health & Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said that the Punjab Government covered the 76 per cent population of the State under the scheme to facilitate 1396 health packages which makes Punjab one of the leading State in terms of population covered under this scheme.

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