Haryana doubles grant for school uniforms, 14.61 lakh to benefit

September 20, 2018

The grant for school uniforms in government schools of Haryana has been doubled, a decision that would benefit around 14.61 lakh students, a Haryana government spokesperson said on Wednesday, September 19.

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, said the spokesperson.

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 spokesperson, 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,” he said.

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