Chandigarh, July 29: Haryana Education Minister Kanwarpal said that at present the situation regarding corona is under control and students have started coming after the state government opened schools from class VI to XII. In such a situation, after reviewing the situation very soon, primary schools can be opened during the month of August. A decision in this regard can be taken next week.
Kanwar Pal was talking to the media after interacting with various organizations associated with teaching and non-teaching staff of government and aided colleges in Chandigarh on Thursday.
He said that if all goes well, schools from class I to V can also be opened in August.
The Education Minister said that in today’s meeting, Haryana Private College (Aided College) Non Teaching Employees Union, Haryana Government Aided College Principal Association, College Teacher Association, Haryana Government College Teacher Association, All Government College, Ministerial Staff Association, Extension Lecturer attached The demands of the representatives of the Association were discussed.
He said that all their legitimate demands have been accepted. Some demands have some intricacies, they will be examined and their practicality will be ascertained.
Kanwarpal said that the objection of many associations was regarding the delay in admissions due to the online portal in the colleges. Last year there was some delay due to Corona but this time there will be no such problem.
He said that this portal would soon be linked with the family identity card so that it would be easy for the students to get various facilities including scholarships.
He directed the officials to simplify the admission process in the second and third year of graduation.
On the issue related to university fees of Scheduled Caste students by aided colleges, the Education Minister said that the rules of the Central Government should be studied in this regard. Also, some such provision should be made in the scheme that the fees paid by the colleges by the university should be deducted from the scholarship and given to the colleges and the remaining money should go to the child’s account.
“The representatives of the associations said that this was the first time that the Education Minister called them like this, listened to their problems very carefully and made sincere efforts to find solutions. In the meeting, Principal Secretary, Higher Education Department Anand Mohan Sharan and Director General Vijay Singh Dahiya were present along with many senior officers of the department,” he concluded.