Tribune Information Service

Ravinder Saini

Rohtak, July 12

The CHEERAG (CM Haryana Equal Training Aid, Help and Grant) Scheme, which gives totally free training to economically weaker part (EWS) kids in personal faculties from Class II to XII, has evoked a tepid response.

Just one,470 purposes have been obtained towards 24,987 seats reserved below the CHEERAG scheme in 381 personal faculties throughout the state. This comes to only six per cent of the entire seats. The final date to use was July 8. Not a single utility was obtained in six districts — Rohtak, Karnal, Mahendragarh, Mewat, Palwal and Panchkula — and fewer than 10 have been obtained in Ambala, Jhajjar, Sirsa and Yamunanagar districts.

At 615, Hisar obtained the very best variety of purposes adopted by Jind (256) and Sonepat (177) and Bhiwani (117), sources say. Solely these college students, who handed their earlier class from a authorities college, are eligible to use below the scheme that was launched this yr. College students can take admission solely in these personal faculties positioned within the block the place they have been beforehand finding out.

“Just a few faculties have adopted the scheme. A few of the faculties are far, therefore mother and father usually are not eager to ship their wards there,” a faculty proprietor stated.

One more reason for the lukewarm response was that the scheme was just for authorities college students, he stated. Sources say earlier than launching the scheme, all personal faculties got the choice to undertake it, however the majority of the establishments didn’t present curiosity.

Sunil Dutt, District Training Officer, Mahendragarh, stated: “In all, 21 personal faculties within the district have adopted the scheme. Nevertheless, not a single utility was obtained. The explanations are being ascertained.”Neither Training Minister Kanwar Pal Gujjar nor Further Chief Secretary (College Training) Mahavir Singh may very well be contacted despite repeated makes an attempt.

No utility in six districts

  • Just one,470 purposes obtained for admissions towards 24,987 seats in personal faculties throughout Haryana
  • Not a single utility was obtained in six districts — Rohtak, Karnal, Mahendragarh, Mewat, Palwal and Panchkula
  • At 615, Hisar received highest variety of purposes


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