The Pune Municipal Company (PMC) on Tuesday determined to supply monetary help for larger schooling to 5 high college students every from Class 10 and Class 12 of the town’s civic-run colleges.

As many as one lakh college students examine in civic-run colleges from Class 1 to Class 12. “These college students are from poor households. Gifted college students have to surrender on their schooling aspirations because of monetary points, which have worsened throughout the pandemic. So now we have determined to supply monetary help until commencement for 5 meritorious college students every from Class 10 and 12,” mentioned Hemant Rasane, chairperson of the standing committee.

The proposal was tabled by the PMC’s ladies and little one welfare committee.

The PMC may also put cash within the financial institution accounts of all 1,534 college students of the civic-run Rajiv Gandhi E-learning college to allow them to buy books for the brand new educational yr, Rasane added.

The PMC has additionally determined to supply 100 per cent medical health insurance cowl to civic staff and their relations.
“Civic workers have been working as frontline employees to comprise the unfold of Covid-19. The PMC well being scheme had solely 90 per cent cowl for medical health insurance however as a result of pandemic, it has been determined that civic workers and their relations can have 100 per cent medical health insurance cowl,” Rasane mentioned.

It has additionally been determined to arrange a primary help clinic at civic headquarters for emergencies. “A minimum of 4,000 civic workers work at civic headquarters ever yday. One other 5,000 individuals go to the constructing day by day. So, it’s essential to arrange a primary help clinic within the civic constructing to cater to emergency well being necessities,” he mentioned, including that the civic administration plans to publish a physician, nurse and different well being workers for obligation within the constructing.

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