The Haryana Government has launched a Village Mentoring Project (VMP) to improve healthcare and education of the villagers with a special emphasis on girl child.
- The project would create awareness among the villagers about various issues including educating girl child, health, financial matters.
- The project has been commenced in the state from Panchkula district in association with Indian School of Business (ISB), Mohali. 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 counseling session with village residents.
- The Village Mentoring Project (VMP) is the first of its kind in Haryana under which villages in the state would be mentored by leading corporate houses, educational institutions and other organizations.
- Each of the 22 districts in the state would be launching the project in a phased manner in around five villages.