Chandigarh, August 1- After providing a major relief to women employees by giving them the option of choosing the station of their own choice under the online transfer policy, now on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan taking another step towards women empowerment, Mr. Manohar Lal has accorded approval for opening of 10 new women colleges in the State.
Giving information in this regard, an official spokesperson said that the Chief Minister will lay the foundation stone of 10 colleges from Government Post Graduate College, Sector 1, Panchkula on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan on August 3, 2020 through video conferencing.
He said that in order to provide opportunities for higher education to the women of the State, the colleges for which the foundation stones will be laid include Morni Hills of Panchkula District, Isharwal in Bhiwani District, Goriwala in Sirsa District, Firozpur Jhirka in Nuh district, Chhatar in Jind district, Ladana Chaku in Kaithal district, Pratap Nagar in Yamunanagar district, Agroha in Hisar district and Bhainswal Kalan and Baroda in Sonipat district.
He said that these colleges will be started from the makeshift building of the government senior secondary schools from the coming academic session and admissions will be made in these colleges from this academic session. He said that the Chief Minister will lay the foundation stones of these colleges and public representatives of village panchayats and other distinguished people of the village through video conferencing.