Dhiman promises liberal funds for Dalit students

Our Correspondent
Hamirpur, June 10

The Education Minister, Mr Ishwar Dass Dhiman, has said liberal funds would be provided to the Education Department for helping students of Dalit community. He said the state government had made a provision of Rs 19.44 crore for providing free books to 7.5 lakh students of the state studying from sixth to tenth class.

Mr Dhiman was addressing a public meeting at Mehal village of the district today. He said computer education had been introduced in 236 selected senior secondary schools of the state from the current academic session. The main aim of the government was to prepare students to compete with those studying in metropolitan cities, he added. Mr Dhiman asked teachers to work with utmost dedication and help students to become good citizens. He said only teachers could make or mar society.

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Source: http://www.tribuneindia.com/20010611/himachal.htm#9
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Published on: June 11, 2001
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