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Need to promote values through text books: Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 13:39

New Delhi: There is a need to promote values and culture through text books to bring about a "perceptional change" in society, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday.

"There is a need to bring perceptional change in the society. There is a need to be committed towards promoting values so that vulgarity does not effect the youth," Rajnath Singh said while replying to supplementaries in the Rajya Sabha.
"There is also a need to change the contents in the text books so that youngsters can know what our values are... The government has also started programmes for gender sensitisation to ensure women`s safety," he said.
The minister said the central government was committed to ensuring the safety of women.

"With the assistance of GIS (Geographic Information System) and GPS (Global Positioning System), a new computer aided dispatch system is being created where alert can be sent through mobile," he said.

First Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 13:39

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