Sports hostel to be opened at Rampur Bushahr
Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh today announced to open a sports hostel at Rampur Bushahr in Shimla district besides shifting Padam government primary school to a separate school building along-with hostel facility.
He was presiding over the closing ceremony of 57th under 19 H.P State level girls tournaments organised at Padam government senior secondary school, Rampur in which 546 girl students from all districts of the State government high and senior secondary schools participated. Congratulating one and all for participating in this tournament, the Chief Minister said he was happy to see that a large number of girls had taken part in this tournament.
Virbhadra Singh said Padam government senior secondary school was one of the oldest school which earlier was affiliated with Panjab University, Lahore and it played an important role in spreading education since then.
Reiterating the resolve of his government for making Himachal Pradesh as education hub of the country, he said the state government was making all out efforts to provide best educational facilities to the students up to the remotest areas for which the emphasis had been laid on opening and upgrading the educational institutions as per the demand beside deploying adequate staff and ensuring infrastructural facilities.
The Chief Minister said 15 degree colleges had been opened by the present state government besides opening and upgrading hundreds of schools in the government sector. With a view to facilitate the girl students, the government had given added attention to open schools in the far-flung and hard areas as the government realizes the importance of girl education in the society.
He said that Rampur was fast developing as education hub and though there were many educational institutions in the government and private sector in the area, but the parents still want their wards to study in Padam government school as it had earned fame with its outstanding achievements.
The Chief Minister announced sports hostel to facilitate the budding sports talents. He said that space problem of the school would be resolved after the completion of new school building. The primary school would be shifted to separate building which also would have hostel facility.
He distributed the prizes to the winners of the different sports events and also released the souvenir.
The principal and the staff of the Padam government senior secondary school presented a cheque of Rs. 41,000 to the Chief Minister on the occasion towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
Chief Parliamentary Secretary Nand Lal also spoke on the occasion.
Rakesh Kumar, Principal and Smt. Sarojini Thakur, President, School Management Committee welcomed the Chief Minister.
Kehar Singh Khachi, President, District Shimla Rural Congress Committee, Brij Lal, Chairman, Kailash Federation, Deepak Sood, President, Rampur Nagar Parishad, Anil Gupta, President, Vyapar Mandal, Deputy Commissioner Dinesh Malhotra, Pritam Singh Dhota, General Secretary, H.P School Sports Organisation, Raj Kashmiri, a renowned social worker and other prominent person of the area were also present on the occasion.