The grant for school uniforms in government schools of Haryana has been doubled which would benefit about 14.61 lakh students. Earlier, a grant of Rs 400 was given to each student for school uniform from classes I to VIII, but now Rs 800 would be given to each student for school uniform from classes I to V and Rs 1,000 to students from classes VI to VIII, a Haryana government spokesman said here.
Besides, a Conflict Management and Counselling Cell is being established by the Haryana School Education Department for redressal of disputes pertaining to students, teachers and parents, he said. According to the spokesman, the School Education Department has distributed 2,300 science kits in government secondary and senior secondary schools in the last two years.
Apart from this, 8,000 kits have been sent to middle schools. Similarly, mathematics kits are also being given to primary schools for promoting maths subject. Apart from this, Math-Lab, Math Corner and Math-knowledge Clubs would also be set up. He said that efforts are being made for overall development of students besides making them educated and cultured. Several activities are organised on Saturday in schools to make it joyful day, he added.