Minister Balkar Singh distributes cycles among girl students

Minister Balkar Singh distributes cycles among girl students

KARTARPUR (Jalandhar), August 23(STN): In a bid to provide much-needed mobility to the girl students to reach their school on time, Local Bodies Minister Balkar Singh on Wednesday distributed cycles among the girls studying from class six to 12th in Government Senior Secondary Smart School, Pattar Kalan village of the district.

Mr. Singh later addressing the gathering at the event said that quality education was top-priority of Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Mann-led state government for which it had been making sincere efforts since its formation in March 2022.

He said that the AAP government had enhanced budgetary allocations to education sector which was completely ignored during previous regimes. He said that sweeping reforms were introduced by the government including 117 schools of eminence having state-of-the-art infrastructure, modernized classrooms, computers, science labs, playgrounds, adequate teaching and non-teaching staff. Government school principals were being sent to Singapore to update their professional knowledge and expertise in the field of education to provide quality education to the students besides regularizing the services of 12000 teachers.

The Minister also called upon the students to work hard to achieve their goals in life and contribute to the development of Punjab.

He motivated the students to follow the footsteps of the freedom fighters, martyrs who laid their lives for country as they are the future of our nation. He said that India was the country with the highest population of youths in the world and they have a huge responsibility on their shoulders to make India a superpower on the earth.

He also assured to provide fulsome support in ensuring projectors, interlocking tiling of campus, and others in the school. Singh also thanked Gardex India Private Limited for supporting this cause.