Punjab wants propagandize uniform for Rs 100!

December 12, 2015 - School Uniform

Balwant Garg

Tribune News Service

Faridkot, Dec 12

The Punjab propagandize preparation dialect has an offer to squeeze winter uniform for a over 16.64 lakh students of Class we to VIII in supervision schools. But what has a propagandize authorities in a repair is a cost of a uniform: a small Rs100 to buy a trouser, shirt, top (salwar-kameez and dupatta for girls), a span of shoes, hosiery and a comfortable sweater.
The uniform should be of “good quality” and Rs100 enclosed a stitching charges too, review a minute sent to schools by a Director General of School Education (DGSE), Pradeep Aggarwal.
Launched in 2010-11, a scheme, saved by a Union Human Resource Development Ministry, envisages giveaway uniform to girls and Scheduled Caste and Below Poverty Line boys in all facile and primary supervision schools.
Though a Centre provides Rs400 for any student, a fund-starved Punjab Government has usually expelled Rs100 per uniform. In all, 16,46,462 children–8.72 lakh girls, 6.16 lakh SC/ST and 1.57 lakh BPL boys— are to be benefitted from a Punjab preparation department’s extend of Rs16.46 crore, expelled on Dec 7.
The schools, it is learnt, were already confronting problems in removing a uniforms prepared during Rs400, that had not been revised for a final 4 years. “The sequence has come as a tough doctrine for us to learn. Who will yield us uniform during such a rarely subsidised rate,” pronounced a propagandize headmaster.
The preparation dialect has sent Rs44.31 lakh for 44,318 students in Faridkot district. There are 1,38,156 beneficiaries in Amritsar and 1,47,830 in Ludhiana.
On being contacted, Aggarwal pronounced it was usually 25 per cent of a grant, and that a rest would be allocated once a dialect perceived it. “We wish a schools to use Rs100 as allege income to make purchases while a remaining will be paid later,” he said.
A principal pronounced this “insufficient” volume too was not reaching a students on time. “The students should have got their uniforms by now as a winter deteriorate has already set in. It is un astray practice,” he said.

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