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HP Chief Minister launched initiative to empower women for Raising Education Standards

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Venue: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Launched By: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh
Programme: ‘PEHAl’
Theme: “Raising Education Standards”

Main Focus:PAHAL Scheme

  • Qualitative change in Primary Education (Prerna)
  • Educating people about Forest Rights
  • Awareness on Health, Sanitation
  • Launching Anti-Drug Campaigns
  • Generating jobs and empowering women

Virbhadra Singh Statement:

  • Being improved the learning levels in primary schools
  • The programme would help identify gaps and make teachers responsible
  • He rejoiced for the identification of 100 primary schools across Shimla for implementing the scheme called ‘PRERNA’.
  • He awaked about the health and hygienic in all aspects of every school children

Deputy Commissioner Rohan Thakur statement:

To integrate various associates for overall development of the district, including Panchayats, Mahila And Yuvak Mandals

Completed Programme:

  • Information, Education and Communication (IEC) campaign


  • Basic masonry, electrical work, home appliances and plumber courses are included in the Pehal Programme
  • Building a resource base criteria of semi-skilled and skilled women
  • To enhance the infrastructure for sports and recreational activities to take the youngsters away from drugs under the Pehal’s anti-drug campaign.