The state government has decided to provide free uniforms to students for academic sessions 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2019-21. The move comes following the failure of the academic session.
As per the decision, the supply and distribution of school uniforms among the students of classes I to XII under the School of Advanced School Vardi Yojana for the
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years 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 will be made through the Himachal Pradesh State Civil Supplies Corporation
The procurement and bulk supply of uniforms had already been assigned to Civil Supplies Corporation, but it failed to procure and supply the same on time.
If the uniforms are supplied now, the money will go waste as the students of Class XII passed out after the board exam and Class XI students for the uniform color different.
“Under the” Atal Vardi Yojana “, two sets of uniforms and Rs 200 per student as stitching charges are given to students, but the students of Class XII pass out and do not need the uniform,” President, Himachal Pradesh Government Teachers Union (HGTU), Virender Chauhan said.
The students will get uniforms for the current academic year at the beginning of the next year, which will imply that they will get two sets of uniform during 2019-20
However, the supply of uniforms will be streamlined for the next two years as the procurement of cloth, test of samples and finalization of tenders will be done in advance and procurement process will be cut short.
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As many as 8,31,000 students from classes I to XII will get two sets of uniforms, while students from students from classes VI to XII will also be given “dupattas”. Apart from this, free school bags will be given to 2, 71,685 students of classes I, III, VI and IX for the first time.
The Education Department had issued directions to the Deputy Directors of Higher Education and Elementary Education for the procurement of uniforms to be sent to 128 block primary education officers (BPEOs) and 125 principals of Government Senior Secondary Schools, but to date, the uniforms have not been distributed
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Earlier, the government was supplying free uniforms to students of classes I to X under the Mahatma Gandhi Vardi Yojana and students of classes XI and XII under the Chief Minister Vardi Yojana, but now both schemes were merged with Atal Vardi Yojana.
The Education Department had incurred an expenditure of about 40 crores on the scheme in 2017-18 and the estimated cost during the current financial year will almost be the same.
- As many as 8,31,000 students from classes I to XII will get two sets of uniforms, while girls from classes VI to XII will also be given “dupattas”
- Free school bags will also be given to 2, 71,685 students of classes I, III, VI and IX for the first time.
- The Education Department had incurred an expenditure of about Rs 40 crore on the scheme in 2017-18 and the estimated cost is expected to be the same during the current financial year.