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13 govt schools in Ludhiana dist to get 65L for new classrooms

By, Ludhiana
Jul 18, 2021 12:43 AM IST

The district education officer says that due to the increase in enrolment at most government schools, more rooms were required and as per the demand of the schools, grants were issued

The central government has released fresh grants of 65 lakh to the Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan office, Ludhiana, which will be used by 13 government schools in the district to construct 20 new classrooms.

Classrooms of some government schools in Ludhiana have been declared unfit for use. (HT file)
Classrooms of some government schools in Ludhiana have been declared unfit for use. (HT file)

The classrooms at Government Senior Secondary School, Hargobindpur, have become unsafe and they will now be able to construct three new ones for which 9.78 lakh has been allotted to it.

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Two classrooms each will be constructed at Government High School, Begowal; Government High School, Bhamian Kalan; Government Senior Secondary School, Sohian; Brahmanand ji Bhurriwale Government Senior Secondary School and Government Senior Secondary School, Lalheri. Each of these schools will receive 6.52 lakh.

One classroom each will be constructed at Government High School, Kotla Shamshpur; Government High School, Sehan Daud; Government Senior Secondary School, Bhaini Baringa; Government Senior Secondary School, Lalori Kalan; Government Senior Secondary School, Mansooran girls; Government Senior Secondary School, Rupalon and Government Senior Secondary School, Sahibana. Each of these will get 6.26 lakh.

13 govt schools in Ludhiana dist to get ₹65L for new classrooms
13 govt schools in Ludhiana dist to get ₹65L for new classrooms

GSSS, Lalheri, had 560 students last year which has now increased to 740 students. The school has 13 classrooms and require more accommodate students. Principal Baljit Singh said, “We had written to the district education department to provide us funds and now, we have received grants to construct two rooms.”

At Government Senior Secondary School, Hargobindpur, more rooms are needed to accommodate students as some of their rooms had been declared unsafe and were demolished. Principal Gurmeet Kaur said, “We have 650 students and we have temporarily set up library in another room. The school offers vocational courses, science, commerce and humanities streams and to adjust students, we need more classrooms.”

District education officer (secondary) Lakhvir Singh, said, “This move will help the schools provide a conducive environment to study. With increase in enrolment in majority of the government schools, more rooms were required and as per the demand of the schools, grants were issued.”

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