Himachal Pradesh gets six central schools, a model library

Himachal Pradesh Government to boost school education sector in the State has sanctioned six new central schools.

Currently there are 25 central schools in the State, the new schools will help Himachal Pradesh Government’ objective of improving the education standards as well as to provide education to the children belonging to minority and economically weaker sections of the society.The government, however, has not yet decided on the places where these schools will come up.

According to Education Secretary of Hiimachal Pradesh Arun Sharma, after a meeting with Secretary HRD (School Education) R Subrahmanyam, the permission for setting up the six new schools in Himachal has been granted.

In another very important development in Himachal Pradesh, the proposal by the State Government to establish a model library in Bilaspur has also been approved.

Speaking on the latest developments in the education sector of Himachal Pradesh, Sharma said, “Initially, proposal was only of Rs two crore but now we will be adding to it. There will be several modern facilities, including digital section. The project could well be nearly Rs eight crore and first of its kind in the state”.

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