Haryana frames new policy to start moral education in schools

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said the state government has framed a new policy to start moral education in all schools to inculcate values among children.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 26, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

Hisar: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said the state government has framed a new policy to start moral education in all schools to inculcate values among children.

The state government has framed a new policy to start moral education in all schools, the Chief Minister said, urging the teaching fraternity to give quality education based on moral values to the new generation.

He said this while addressing a function at a school here, an official release stated.

In a separate function, addressing BJP workers, Khattar said that "mapping of educational institutions" was being done.

New schools, Industrial Training Institutes, engineering colleges and other educational institutions would be opened in the state wherever required and even without being asked for, he said.

The CM said that efforts were also being made to bring an unprecedented change in health services, and to ensure this, a medical college would be opened in each district of the state.

He exhorted party workers to ensure benefits of various welfare policies and programmes being run by the state reaches actual beneficiaries.

Without naming anyone, Khattar said political leaders had started a wrong tradition of waving off electricity bills which has caused severe damage and urged people not to indulge in theft of electricity and pay their bills on time.

He also assured that in case the loss of the state's power utilities comes down and they start running on profit, the rate of electricity tariff would also be reduced.

New polices were being framed by the BJP government in the state to redress the problems being faced by the people and also to make their life easy, the CM said adding the people would soon start experiencing the far-reaching effects of these policies.

The Chief Minister also unveiled the statue of Swami Vivekanand at Lahoria chowk and asked the people to take inspiration from the life of Swami Vivekanand and make valuable contribution in building a strong society and nation.