*Gives cheques worth Rs.8 lakh to four govt schools and Rs.1 lakh to welfare club*
*Says, state government committed to provide qualitative academic facilities to government school students*
*Chandigarh, February 6:*
Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker S. Kultar Singh Sandhawan, on Monday, inspected mid-day meal in a government elementary school of village Ratti Rori near Kotakpura.
Reached at the government primary school, Ratti Rori of Kotakpura constituency in the afternoon, S. Sandhwan took delight of mid day meal along with students and expressed satisfaction with the quality of food given to the students.
He said, the state government was committed to provide quality education and required facilities to the students, thus continuous checking of the schools is being conducted, adding that the prime motive of the state government was to further raise the standard of government schools.
During his visit to various government schools of district Faridkot, Speaker S. Sandhawan also handed over cheques worth Rs.8 lakh to four government schools. He gave cheques of Rs.2 lakh each to Government Primary School Dwareyana, Government High School Wada Daraka, Government Primary School Daggo Romana and Government Primary School Ratti Rori, besides handing over Rs.1 lakh cheque to Shaheed Bhagat Singh Welfare Club for procuring equipment.
During his address in schools, S. Sandhwan said that concerted efforts are being made at a large scale to raise the standard of the education in the state. Recently, the government has dispatched batch of 36 school principals for training at the International Teacher Training Center, Singapore for improving their teaching skills. These teachers, on their return, will be able to impart education to students with world-class methods.
The Speaker was accompanied by District Education Officer (Elementary) Ms. Neelam Rani, Block Primary Education Officer Jaskaran Singh, Mr. Manpreet Singh Dhaliwal PRO/Speaker, Mr. Sukhjit Singh Dhilwan Chairman Planning Board Faridkot, Mr. Mandeep Singh, Mr. Amandeep Singh Sandhu and other dignitaries.