Yamunanagar: Yamunanagar-Jagadhri Municipal Corporation Mayor Madan Chauhan distributed ‘desi ghee’ among 12 members of sanitation staff associated in performing last rites of Covid-deceased persons. Chauhan said he had bought 60-kg ‘desi ghee’ and distributed 5-kg of it to the staff. He said 12 members of the sanitation staff were helping in cremation of bodies of Covid deceased by putting their own lives at risk; therefore they had been given ‘desi ghee’ with a purpose to increase their immunity.
Parents help increase enrolment in schools
Faridabad: Worried and concerned over the state government’s move to close down those government schools, which have low or poor enrolment of students, the Haryana Abhibhawak Ekta Manch, a body of schoolchildren’s parents, has offered its help to increase the number of students enrolled with government schools. The Manch has asked several NGOs and social activists to get more students enrolled in those government schools where the attendance level is 25 or less. Four government primary schools in the district are facing closure or merger with other schools in the wake of poor number of students enrolled with it. Chatar Singh of the Haryana Primary Teachers Association has also sought measures to prevent closure of such schools.
Now, learn self-defence at home
Hisar: Amid the lockdown, when children are unable to move out of the houses, the Self Defence Society has started an online training course for imparting self-defence techniques to girls. Rohtash Singh, who runs the society, said they had started the online course for girls to make them strong enough to deal with any physical assault. He said girls can join the course online which is free of cost and utilise their time during the lockdown.
Contributed by Shiv Kumar, Bijender Ahlawat and Deepender Deswal