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Children living in shelter homes to be enrolled in schools; Haryana govt

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

chandigarh Updated: Jul 27, 2012 14:27 IST

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

Education, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Geeta Bhukkal said on Friday directions had been issued to all District Education Officers and District Elementary Education Officers in the state to ensure enrollment 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.