All children of homes will be enrolled in Haryana



Chandigarh: Haryana government on Friday announced that all children in shelter homes run by NGOs and Women and Child Development Department would be enrolled in neighbourhood schools, so as to bring them into the mainstream of education system.

Education, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Geeta Bhukkal today said directions had been issued to all District Education Officers and District Elementary Education Officers in the state to ensure enrolment of all children of shelter homes of their concerned districts in nearby schools.

They would send the action taken report to the Directorate within a week through e-mail, the minister said.

They have also been directed to contact the Project Officer of Integrated Child Development Scheme of their concerned districts to get all the related details, she said.

PTI