Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu distributes sweets to girls of Balika Ashram in Shimla
Shimla : Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu today visited the Balika Ashram at Tutikandi in Shimla and distributed sweets to the girls.While addressing the students, the Chief Minister said that the State Government would soon come out with a comprehensive plan to provide assistance to less privileged students so that they could pursue the higher education of their choice without any hindrance.
He advised the students to set a goal to work hard with commitment to achieve the same. He said that it would be ensured that students residing in the Ashram get proper facilitiesThe Chief Minister directed the officers to ensure proper maintenance of the Ashram so that the girls do not face any inconvenience.
He also directed the officers to prepare a detailed plan to help the girls to pursue their higher education.He also appreciated the talent of the students of the Ashram and asked the officers to provide all possible help to the students to excel in life and contribute to the development of the nation.The Chief Minister announced Rs 51,000 from his discretionary fund to the students who presented a colourful cultural programme on this occasion.
MLAs Rohit Thakur, Jagat Singh Negi, Rajesh Dharmani, Inder Dutt Lakhanpal, Sunder Singh Thakur, Kewal Singh Pathania, Sanjay Awasthi and Suresh Kumar, former MLA Sohan Lal, Chief Secretary R. D. Dhiman, Principal Secretary Subhaseesh Panda, Deputy Commissioner Shimla Aditya Negi, Additional Director Ekta Kapta and Superintendent of Police Dr. Monika were also present on the occasion among others.