‘Can we buy winter propagandize uniforms for Rs 100 anywhere?’
December 14, 2015 - School Uniform
If a teachers have to go by a prejudiced supports expelled on Wednesday for providing uniforms to students from classes 1 to 8 in supervision and NCLP (National Child Labor Project) schools underneath a Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan (SSA), afterwards they will have to buy a sweater, cap, shoes, shirt/trouser (for boys) and salwar-kameez (for girls) for usually Rs 100 per student.
The bill for a intrigue is Rs 65.85 crore for roughly 16.45 lakh students. This translates to roughly Rs 400 per student. With winter already carrying set in, usually 25 per cent of a SSA bill for winter uniforms have been released.
“Uniform grants were always late given a final few years. Although Rs 400 was deficient to buy correct uniform, we had conduct to lift by each year with a assistance of donations. This year, a supervision has played a vicious joke. They are awaiting us to buy uniforms with Rs 100. Which retailer will give we uniforms for Rs 100?” pronounced a propagandize principal from Ludhiana.
Not usually is a sum deficient though it has come 5 months late. As per rules, students should have perceived their uniforms by July. Even now, a few schools are nonetheless to get a supports released.
A minute expelled in this courtesy by a bureau of Director General School Education (DGSE) Punjab (a duplicate of that is with The Indian Express) says that ‘25% of extend is being expelled for providing uniforms to a propagandize children in supervision and NCLP schools.’
The students who will be supposing giveaway uniforms embody 8.72 lakh girls (all), 6.16 lakh boys from SC/ST difficulty and 1.57 lakh boys from BPL (Below Poverty Line) families.
“The kids who investigate in a schools are so bad that they do not have slippers to wear. They come barefoot. We pool in and get them shoes. If we keep watchful for uniform funds, afterwards they will not get boots for whole session,” another propagandize principal said.
This year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley cut a bill for flagship Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan from Rs 28,000 crore in 2014-’15 to Rs 22,000 crore in 2015-16.
When contacted, Pardeep Aggarwal, DGSE Punjab said, “There are no apart supports for uniforms and they are expelled out of sum supports that come for SSA. Whatever supports were accessible with us have been expelled and a rest, that is 75%, will be expelled soon.”
While preparation apportion Daljeet Singh Cheema was not accessible for comment, his orator said, “We will safeguard that rest of a income is expelled during a earliest.”
Sources pronounced that a offer to boost a purse to buy uniforms to Rs 1,000 per tyro unsuccessful to get a curtsy from aloft authorities.