Himachal Pradesh is getting its first smart school

According to Deputy CM Mukesh Agnihotri, Government Secondary School Saloh will be developed as the first smart school in Himachal Pradesh.

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New Delhi,UPDATED: December 24, 2022 12:22 PM IST

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According to Deputy CM Mukesh Agnihotri, Saloh Government Higher Secondary School will be developed as the first smart school in Himachal Pradesh. (representative image)

By India Today Web Desk: According to Deputy Chief Minister Mukesh Agnihotri, Government Higher Secondary School – Saloh in Haroli assembly segment of Una district would become the first smart school in Himachal Pradesh.

Addressing a crowd at the school, Agnihotri mentioned that the facility would have smart classrooms, e-library and other amenities. In the near future, to facilitate the organization of state championships, sports facilities will also be created.

According to him, the government would relaunch the Sur-Tarang program to discover and develop untapped potential.

Haroliti said that long distance interstate routes will also be established, apart from establishing new bus services, for the convenience of schools in various parts of the segment.

The skill development centre, which was built at a cost of Rs 26 crore, would also be commissioned, according to the deputy chief minister.

During an earlier inspection of the Government Degree College – Khad building, Agnihotri informed that classes would start on January 1 and instructed the electricity board and public works department (electrical wing) officials to complete the rest of the electrification work at the earliest.

He also pledged to revive the Agnihotri Haroli festival. The main priorities of the government are development, welfare and assistance to the poor. In the Haroli assembly, all educational institutions will have priority in building infrastructure and basic equipment.

Agnihotri also addressed a meeting of Chintpurni Temple Trust at Una’s Ghaluwal. He stated that Chinnamastika Dham would be equipped with superior facilities to accommodate Chintpurni pilgrims. The Bharwayi-Chintpurni road will be upgraded, and ropeways and escalators will be constructed.

Raghav Sharma, chairman of Chintpurni Temple Trust and deputy commissioner of Una, informed Agnihotri that they were working on 14 projects for the trust costing Rs 39 crore.

(with input from PTI)

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