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MHRD sanctions Rs 1.64 bn in schools to empower girls for self-defence

While an amount of Rs 1.02 billion has been sanctioned for training at elementary level in 134,000 schools

Prakash Javadekar

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The HRD Ministry has sanctioned over Rs1.64 billion for self-defence training in schools to enhance safety and security of girls.
"Endeavouring to enhance safety and security of girls, @HRDMinistry is providing funds for #SelfDefence training under the #SamagraShiksha," Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted.
 
While an amount of Rs 1.02 billion has been sanctioned for training at elementary level in 134,000 schools, Rs 6.22 billion has been sanctioned for training at secondary level in 76,581 schools.
 

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First Published: Aug 31 2018 | 5:47 PM IST

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