Special Buses for Girl Students in Haryana: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar . (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday directed the Transport Department to seek the requirement of special buses for girl students from higher education and technical education departments.
Khattar, who was presiding over a meeting to review the functioning of Transport, Housing and Jail departments here, said a provision of safe and convenient transport facility for girls studying in colleges was one of the priorities of the government, an official release issued said.
He directed the department concerned to set up bus stops in front of new educational institutes for convenience of the students.
He asked it to make a mechanism to ensure that a student should at least have a learner's driving license when he graduates.
He directed that a refresher course of five to seven days in 'First Aid' be conducted for all the drivers and conductors of Haryana Roadways.
It was informed in the meeting that the recruitment process of filling up 1,495 vacant posts of heavy vehicle drivers on outsourcing policy and 930 vacant posts of conductors on regular basis has been initiated.
It was also informed that installation of CCTV cameras in 300 buses of Faridabad, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Sonipat and Panipat has been taken up as pilot project.
While reviewing the functioning of Housing Board, the Chief Minister directed the officers concerned to enhance the scope of providing houses to the people as the state government has fixed a target to provide two lakh affordable houses by 2019.
Later, Khattar also reviewed the functioning of Jail Department and directed the officers to prepare Aadhaar cards of all the jail inmates and ensure their seeding.
He also suggested that a scheme be prepared for their rehabilitation after they are released to bring them into the mainstream.
- Bird Flu: Threat of Infection to Migratory Birds
- Centre Forms Three-member Committee to Keep Bird Flu in Check
- Death of 15 Birds in Gwalior Zoo Rings Alarm Bells
- Nearly 500 Dead, Food Running Out in Aleppo: UN Chief
- Watch: Karan Johar Reveals His Funniest Moments On Koffee With Karan
- Bigg Boss 10, Day 6: Salman Khan Loves Lokesh's Funny Antics
- Islamic State Using Civilians as Human Shields Against Iraqi Troops: UN Official
- Islamic State Has Seized 550 Iraqi Families to Use as Human Shields, Says UN
From Our Network
- Samajwadi Party LIVE: Mulayam Singh Yadav expels Ram Gopal for 6 years from party; Shivpal Yadav says he conspired with BJP- FirstPost
- This co-operative society manager with Rs 8,000 salary is a crorepati - Pradesh18
- Boy tied to pole, mercilessly beaten for stealing cigarettes from a shop - Pradesh18