Press Releases

20 August 2020
20 August 2020

  • Chandigarh August 20: Taking a significant step towards imparting quality education to the students in the State, Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has given go-ahead for the setting up of 108 new english medium Government Model Sanskriti Senior Secondary Schools and 1000 Government Model Sanskriti Primary School (Bag Free Schools) in the State. The admission process in these schools would commence from September 2020 and admission would be made on a first come first serve basis.
  • The go-ahead was given by Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal while presiding over a meeting to review the progress of Government Model Sanskriti Schools here today. Education Minister, Mr Kanwar Pal and Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Mrs. Kamlesh Dhanda were also present in the meeting.
  • The Chief Minister said that the present State government is giving special emphasis on 5-S that is Shiksha (education), Swasthya (health), Suraksha (security), Swalamban (self-reliance) and Swabhiman (self respect). Mr Manohar Lal who also holds the portfolio of Finance Department had during his budget speech announced to open a new Government Model Sanskriti Senior Secondary School in every block of the State and 1000 Government Model Sanskriti Primary School (Bag Free Schools) in the State to impart quality education to the students at par with private schools. At present, 23 Government Model Sanskriti Senior Secondary Schools and 418 Bag Free Schools are already functional in the State.
  • It was decided that till the construction of buildings, the new Government Model Sanskriti Senior Secondary Schools will run in the existing government schools. There would be a separate cadre of teachers for these schools and their selection would be made from the teaching staff of existing government schools on the basis of screening. Apart from this, a separate transfer policy of teachers would be prepared for these schools.
  • It was informed that nominal fee would be charged from the students in these schools. While one time admission fee of Rs 500 would be charged from the students of 1 to 5th standard, for classes 6th to 12th, it would be Rs 1000. Similarly, monthly fees of Rs 200 would be charged from the students of classes 1 to 3, Rs 250 for class 4th and 5th, Rs 300 for classes 6 to 8, Rs 400 for class 9th and 10th and Rs 500 for the class 11th and 12th. Adequate transport facilities would be provided to the students in these schools.
  • It was informed that apart from infrastructure facilities like furniture for all rooms, smoke detectors, fire-fighting equipment, CCTV, Solar power panels and landscaping, all these Sanskriti Model Schools would be equipped with digital facilities like digital classrooms; projector, interactive whiteboards, LCD, digital podium, cloud-based E-learning initiatives and wi-fi and bio-metric attendance system for the students. Apart from this arrangement of well equipped and modern labs such as Physics, Chemistry and Biology Labs, art and craft studio, robotics lab etc, well stocked library or digital library would also be made in these schools.
  • It was also informed that 1000 playway schools would be set up in anganwadi centres which are currently running inside the premises of primary schools. These playway schools provide an opportunity to impart education in a child friendly and stress-free environment.
  • Among those present in the meeting included Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr Rajesh Khullar, Additional Chief Secretary Women and Child Development Department Mr Amit Jha, Additional Chief Secretary School Education Mr Mahavir Singh, Director General, Skill Development and Industrial Training and Employment Dr Rakesh Gupta, Director, Secondary Education Mr J. Ganeshan, Director, Women and Child Development Mr Manoj Kumar and other senior officers of the State Government.
  • Chandigarh August 20: Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal is all praise for the decision taken by Union Cabinet for setting up a multi-agency body called National Recruitment Agency (NRA) to conduct a Common Eligibility Test (CET) to screen candidates for Central Government jobs.
  • In a statement issued here today, the Chief Minister said that setting up of NRA is an unprecedented step taken by Central Government led by Prime Minister, Mr, Narendra Modi as it will not only help in bringing transparency but will also prove to be a benchmark for eliminating the current process of conducting multiple tests by various recruitment agencies.
  • He said that conducting CET exam by a single agency will not only save time but will save resources too.
  • Chandigarh, August 20 - As a result of the concerted efforts made by Haryana Government under the Swachh Bharat Mission, the State has secured second place among the best performing states in the category of states with less than 100 Urban Local Bodies in the Swachh Survekshan 2020 survey results as announced by the Central Government today. However, in 2019 survey results, Haryana was ranked 9th. Besides this, in the category of garbage-free cities, Karnal has got three stars and Rohtak has got one star.
  • Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal congratulated the people of the state for this achievement and said that the main objective of Swachh Bharat Mission is to maintain the ODF status in all areas and improve the level of cleanliness so that everyone can remain healthy.
  • He said that all the Urban Local Bodies of Haryana have been divided into various clusters for integrated Solid Waste Management (door-to-door collection, transportation, processing and disposal) so that this campaign can be successfully implemented in the State.
  • Urban Local Bodies Minister, Mr. Anil Vij expressed his happiness at the results of Swachh Survekshan 2020 announced today by the Central Government. He also expressed his gratitude to all the sanitation workers working in the state.
  • Chief Minister said that Charkhi Dadri has been awarded 1st Rank in the Fastest Mover City in North Zone (with population 50,000 to 1,00,000) for improving its previous rank astonishingly from 850 to 11 in a period of one year only. Besides this, 15 cities of the State have been declared as ODF Plus and 13 as ODF plus-plus.
  • In the Swachh Survekshan 2020 survey, awards have been given on the basis of cleanliness in two categories of Urban Local Bodies having more than one lakh population and less than one lakh population.
  • In the Swachh Survekshan 2020 category of cities with more than one lakh population in Haryana, Karnal has ranked on 17th position, Rothak on 35th, Panchkula on 56th, Gurugram on 62nd, Sonipat on 103rd, Hisar 105th, Rewari 118th and Ambala120th. Whereas in the last year ranking, these cities had bagged 24th, 69th, 71st, 83rd, 161th, 173rd, 264th and 146th positions respectively.
  • Similarly, in the category of cities with less than one lakh population, Charkhi Dadri is has secured 11th position, Gohana on 19th, Kharkhoda 22nd, Narwana 23rd , Tohana 26th, Fatehabad 27th, Ladwa 30th , Gharaunda 31st, Shahabad 38th, Hansi 42nd , Cheeka 46th, Mandi Dabwali 65th, Narnaul 83rd and Hodal 98th.
  • Whereas in the Swachh Survekshan 2019, Charkhi Dadri had secured 850th position, Gohana on 216th, Kharkhoda 121st , Narwana 674th, Tohana 329th, Fatehabad 177t, Ladwa 528th, Gharaunda 81st , Shahabad 112th, Hansi 504th , Cheeka 337th , Mandi Dabwali 737th , Narnaul 583rd and Hodal 626th.