IEP Chandigarh, October 6
The Model Degree Government College being built at a cost of around Rs 20 crore in Firozpur Jhirka, Nuh district will soon be constructed. Soon about 5 acres of land will be transferred to the Higher Education Department for the construction of this college.This information was shared in the meeting chaired by the Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal held with the officers of the Higher Education Department and Deputy Commissioner, Nuh here today. Principal Secretary, Higher Education Department, Sh. Vijayendra Kumar and other officers also remained present in the meeting.During the meeting, the Chief Secretary directed the officers concerned to expeditiously complete the process related to college construction.Sh. Kaushal said that under the Aspirational District Programme, projects related to health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion and heavy development and basic infrastructure in Nuh should also be completed in a time-bound manner.Sh. Kaushal further directed the Additional Chief Secretary, Revenue Department to complete the process related to land transfer at the earliest. He said that Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of this college. Nuh is also a very important district under the Aspirational District Programme, so this project should be completed at the earliest. Apart from this, he also directed to take up work of Mewat University on a war footing.The Chief Secretary was apprised that about Rs 20 crore would be spent on the construction of this college. However, from the academic session of the year 2021-22, this college is being run in an alternate building. Presently classes are going on in 4 subjects – Hindi, English, Political Science and History. Around 243 students are pursuing education here.Review of works being done under the Aspirational District ProgrammeSh. Kaushal said that the Mewat Model School is being run by the Mewat Development Agency, which is being operated on similar lines of Model Sanskriti Senior Secondary Schools.The Chief Secretary was apprised that before the general transfer drive, 630 Principal, headmaster and PGT teachers were working in Mewat. After the general transfer drive, the number of teachers has now increased to 929. Teachers are satisfied with the general transfer drive and they are imparting education to the students with full dedication.A unique initiative called Balika Shiksha Vahini is being run in the Nuh district for ensuring the education and empowerment of girls. This scheme has been started for the girls of Mewat who could not pursue studies due to lack of transport facilities and used to leave school. Haryana Roadways buses are ensuring the safe travel of these girl students.Work is also being done towards promoting the industry in NuhThe Chief Secretary, while reviewing the One District – One Product Scheme, directed the Deputy Commissioner to work expeditiously on the sale of products in their district.Haryana Government’s One District – One Product scheme is a big step towards self-reliant India. Under this scheme, products have been selected in all the districts on the basis of crops, agriculture etc. With this, farmers, and micro industries will get benefits and agricultural exports will also increase, said Sh. Kaushal.The Chief Secretary was apprised that tomato is sown in the Nuh district on an average area of 15,000 acres during the Rabi season and onion is sown on about 25,000 acres during the Kharif season.