Chandigarh, November 8 – Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal said that three families improve because of an educated and cultured woman. Keeping in view this statement, the Haryana Government has implemented the ‘Beti Bachao - Beti Padhao’ programme in an effective manner and everyone should contribute towards this effort.
The Chief Minister was speaking as the chief guest during the 28th annual function and ‘Yajurved Parayan Mahayagya Samapan Evam Shilanyas Samaroh’ of Gurjar Kanya Gurukul Sansthan, Deodhar, in district Yamunanagar today. He planted sapling in the courtyard of the Gurjar Kanya Gurukul Sansthan and laid the foundation stones of ‘Vigyan Bhawan’ and women’s hostel ‘Yashoda Bhawan’ of Gurjar Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Deodhar. Apart from this, the Chief Minister also launched the ‘Pravesh’ programme for visitors and tourists in Kalesar National Park and flagged off the convoy of four vehicles deployed in the programme.
With a view to encouraging Gurjar Kanya Gurukul Sansthan’s efforts to promote women’s education since 1984, Mr. Manohar Lal announced to give a sum of Rs one crore from his fund, of which Rs 50 lakh would be made available during this financial year and the rest would be made available during the next financial year.
Accepting the institution’s demand for 24-hour power supply, the Chief Minister said that this would be done by connecting the villages surrounding the Institute to a separate special feeder under the ‘Mhara Gaon, Jagmag Gaon’ scheme of the State Government.
Presiding over the function, Haryana Vidhan Sabha Speaker, Mr. Kanwar Pal, announced to give a sum of Rs 11 lakh to the Gurjar Kanya Gurukul Sansthan from his fund for promotion of education.
While speaking as the Chief Guest during the ‘Shashtipoorti Mahotsav’ function organised on the occasion of completion of 60 years of the Saraswati Shikshan Sansthan, Jagadhri, the Chief Minister said that quality-oriented education should be imparted to children, which would instil the feeling of patriotism in them.
On the occasion, the Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of ‘Vir Savarkar Bhawan’ to be built on the premises of the institution and gave away prizes to meritorious students of the Saraswati Vidya Mandir Senior School. He also announced to give a sum of Rs 21 lakh to the Saraswati Shikshan Sansthan.
The Chief Minister later gave away degrees to about 600 students of Guru Nanak Girls College, Santpur, and expressed happiness over the positive results of the government’s efforts under the leadership of Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, to promote education of the girl child and curb female foeticide under the ‘Beti Bachao – Beti Padhao’ programme during the last one year. He also announced to give a sum of Rs 21 lakh to the college management.