mcd school students get monkey caps of fight the chill
Delhi is known as a place of extreme weather. Its summer is as intolerable as its winter. To provide student added safety against the chill wind, MCD authorities are going to distribute ear and head-covering monkey caps among students studying in MCD primary schools.MCD education committee chairman Mahender Nagpal will use a fund of Rs. 1 Crore for this purpose. This money comes to him as a separate corpus for such purpose. Students need to buy monkey caps of their choice. MCD will give Rs. 25 to each student. The scheme is limited to primary schools only students of classes I to III).The chairman feels that students often neglect to cover head and ears and so, they often get sick. Monkey caps will keep them away from winter-caused fever and flu. Around 5 Lakh kids will be benefitted by this scheme. Rs.25 is enough to buy a cap and a set of gloves.This year MCD gave Rs. 500 to each student to buy uniform in the month of August.