A chapter on Haryana’s contribution in the Freedom Struggle of the country would be included in the History syllabus of Classes V and VI in government schools affiliated to Board of School Education Haryana from this year. Haryana Education Minister, Ram Bilas Sharma has said.
The Minister, while interacting with media persons in Chandigarh on Wednesday, said that the chapter would include details regarding the contribution of all freedom fighters of Haryana from 1857 till the time India attained independence.
Sharma reiterated the State Government’s commitment towards honouring all great personalities and said that efforts were being made to improve the quality of education. He said that the state’s decision to include Moral Education as a subject in primary schools was widely appreciated, with Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, praising the decision in their speeches at the Kumbh Mela in Ujjain.
The private schools in urban areas have been directed to mandatorily appoint a woman employee in the school buses, apart from driver and conductor, and to make arrangements to ensure that girl students reach home safely.
The Minister issued orders to suspend and file a chargesheet against the teacher accused of giving harsh punishment to a girl student in village Nidana, district Jind. He said that after the upcoming summer vacation, all officers would conduct regular inspection of schools.