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  • Press Releases 19-01-2017

    • Chandigarh, January 19—In order to give technical education a decisive push and bring the courses offered in perfect sync with the industry demand, the Haryana Government has decided to run new polytechnics being set up in the state, in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode in collaboration with leading industrial houses. These will turn out industry-ready students and ensure hundred per cent placement.
    • Besides, a new scheme is also being prepared for the meritorious but poor students desirous of getting education in private technical institutes of their choice. Under the scheme, 50 per cent fees would be reimbursed by the state government while the remaining 50 per cent would be contributed by the institute under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
    • These and several other decisions were taken at a meeting of the Technical Education Department held under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, here today. The Technical Education Minister, Mr Ram Bilas Sharma, was also present at the meeting. Adequate staff would be sanctioned for the new polytechnics. 
    • Mr Manohar Lal directed officers of the department to invite reputed industrial houses to run these polytechnics by forming societies. While the state government would make available infrastructure and building, the polytechnics would be run by these societies. The chairman of the society would be from the industrial house and to ensure participation of the Panchayati Raj Institutions, chairmen of zila parishads concerned would be made members. Grant-in-aid would also be provided by the state government to these polytechnics as required.
    • As many as 13 new polytechnics are being constructed in the state out of which six would be run by the state government and the remaining would be managed by such societies. These polytechnics include Government Polytechnics at Indri and Malab (Nuh), Government Polytechnic  Mandkola in district Palwal, Government Polytechnic Chhapar (Bhiwani), Government Polytechnic Nanakpur (Panchkula), Government Polytechnic Dhamlawas (Rewari) and Government Polytechnic Sector-26, Panchkula.
    • The Chief Minister also directed the department to prepare a new scheme for such meritorious students as intend to pursue education in private technical institutions of their choice. Officers concerned have been told to prepare criteria for the number of students to be facilitated by the government in getting admission in private technical institutions.
    • While the government would reimburse 50 per cent fee of such students, the remaining would be contributed by the private institutes under Corporate Social Responsibility.
    • As many as 28 government polytechnics are running in the state and ten new institutes are under construction. Besides, there are four government aided polytechnics and two new government engineering colleges are being set up. .
    • These include Chaudhary Ranbir Singh State Institute of Engineering and Technology, Silani Kesho, District Jhajjar, and Rao Birender Singh State Institute of Engineering and Technology, Zainabad, District Rewari.
    • Among those present at the meeting included Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Mr Rajesh Khullar, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance, Mr. P Raghvendra Rao, Principal Secretary, Technical Education Department, Mr Anil Malik and other senior officers of the State Government.
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    • Chandigarh, Jan 19–Bringing the dream of Digital Haryana closer to  reality, the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, said here today that  the state government would provide Wi-Fi services in 1,000 villages in a phased manner. As many as 100 villages have already been covered under these services.
    • The Chief Minister was interacting with media persons after launching the e-services of three departments--egazetteharyana.gov.in of Printing and Stationary Department, new website www.hrylabour.gov.in of Labour Department, and web portal for online services for grid connected rooftop solar power plants of the New and Renewable Energy Department.  
    • He said the state was heading towards digital revolution in the 21st century of Information Technology but a lot more needed to be done in this direction. We have realized the concept of ‘Sarkar Aapke Dwar’ in real terms through e-governance and IT, he added.
    • In reply to a question, the Chief Minister said that cashless system was being promoted in government departments. Stalls would be set up to impart training in cashless system at the Basant Mela to be organized at every district headquarter on February 1, 2017.
    • Speaking on this occasion, the Printing and Stationary Minister, Mr Manish Kumar Grover, said the department would stop physical printing of the gazette. It would be made available only in e-mode at the website. With this, the department would save the cost of paper, postage and labour, and the citizens would get notifications digitally at their door-step. During the Swarna Jayanti year, the department would upload all old gazettes published since 1966 on the e-gazette website, he added.
    • Speaking on the occasion, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Nayab Singh Saini, said the new online work system of the department would provide online delivery of various services to the workers employed in the industry besides bringing online internal working of the department.
    • The new system would help in ensuring protection of the rights of workers and online delivery of benefits of various welfare schemes in a simplified manner. It would also provide for online registration, licensing and payment of fee under various labour laws.
    • The Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy, Dr Banwari Lal, said the web portal would provide hassle-free services to the citizens and bring about efficiency, responsibility and transparency in the disbursal of subsidy.
    • The Chief Secretary, Mr D.S. Dhesi, Principal Secretary to CM, Mr Rajesh Khullar, OSD to Chief Minister, Mr Amrinder Singh, Additional Chief Secretary, Printing and Stationary, Mr Sunil Gulati, Additional Chief Secretary, Labour, Mr Vijai Vardhan, Principal Secretary, New and Renewable Energy, Mr Ankur Gupta, and other senior officers were also present.
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    • Chandigarh January 19: With a view to promote traditional sports of Haryana, Swaran Jayanti Bharat Kesri Dangal would be organized in Ambala from March 21 to March 23, 2017 in which both men and women sports person will participate.  Noted actor and Director of Dangal movie Mr Amir Khan has also been invited on the inaugural function of the event.
    • This was informed in a meeting of Haryana Swarna Jayanti Celebrations Committee held under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here today to review the preparedness for various programmes to be organized in the month of February, March and April 2017.  
    • Mr Manohar Lal directed that  maximum participation of people of the State should be ensured in all the Swarna Jayanti programmes as the State Government wanted to make the entire 2.5 crore population a part of  Swaran Jayanti celebrations of Haryana. For this, programmes should be orgnanized in all districts of the State on a grand scale. He said that apart from entertainment, efforts should be made to highlight the glorious history and culture of the State and also various new welfare policies and programme being implemented by the State Government through audio- visuals, cultural programmes etc. 
    • The Chief Minister also asked the concerned officers to arrange visit of children in all orphanages in the State to Surajkund International Crafts Mela at Surajkund in Faridabad so as to make them feel special. It was informed in the meeting that a Swarna Jayanti Traders Meet would be organized in Chandigarh on February 13, 2017 in which representatives and office bearers of various trade associations of the State would participate. During the Meet, the Chief Minister would interact with them and also listen to their grievances. 
    • It was also informed in the meeting that Chetna Nukkar Yatra would be organized in all districts of the Haryana in the month of March. During the month, the Yatra would cover 2000  villages out of total about 6500 villages of the State and enlighten the people against various social evils though Nukkad  Nataks besides highlighting achievement of the present State Government. As many as 100 Nukad Tolis have been selected for this purpose. Similarly, the Yatra would cover the remaining villages in the State in a phased manner. 
    • The Chief Minister reviewed in detail the other programmes to be organized in the next three months and gave necessary directions for their successful organization.
    • Among those other present in the meeting included Haryana Chief Secretary Mr D.S Dhesi, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr Rajesh Khullar, Additional Chief Secretary, Sports and Youth Affairs Department Dr K.K Khandelwal and Administrative Secretaries of various other departments.

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