New Delhi, NFAPost: Kanwar Pal, the Education Minister of Haryana said that the state will be distributing 8.6 lakh tablets for free to school students for online education.
“Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has cleared our request to distribute these tablets to students of Class 8 to 12 as we are aware that those studying at government schools are economically weak and lag behind in this mode of education,” the minister said while addressing a press conference at his Jagadhri residence.
The Edicatopm Minister also said that Haryana is among the top states that provided online education in a smooth way to students last year. “Online education was the only option left with us during lockdown last year, but we are in favour of continuing e-education in future,” Pal said.
On raging apprehensions over Class 12 board exams, he said in a meeting with the Union government, the state government had explained that the state was ready to conduct the exams by doubling exam centres at home schools.
“We are prepared for a three-hour exam and those under isolation due to Covid-19 will be given another chance,” said Kanwar Pal.