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Haryana launches Village Mentoring Project to uplift villagers

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The government of Haryana has launched a Village Mentoring Project (VMP) to improve healthcare and education of the villagers with a special emphasis on girl child.

The aim of this project is to create awareness among the villagers about various issues including educating girl child, health, financial matters etc,

Deputy Commissioner of Panchkula Vivek Atray launched the project from Rajjipur village of Panchkula district in association with Indian School of Business (ISB).

This is the first of its kind project under which villages in the state would be mentored by leading corporate houses, educational institutions and other organizations.

The students and the staff of ISB presented a street play on the theme of ‘Continuing girl education, sanitation, hygiene and nutrition’ and conducted a counselling session with village residents.

ISB community are spearheading this initiative by undertaking various activities across a span of six months along with the District Administration Panchkula.

The activities will include street plays, counselling sessions and health camps, engaging with the school kids and mentoring.

All the 22 districts of Haryana will launch this project in phased manner in its five villages.