Earlier, the Yogi Adityanath government decided to bid goodbye to the khaki dress worn by students of government schools. From the new session in July, students will be seen in new uniform comprising pink-and-white check shirt with brown collar and brown trousers for boys and similar shirt with brown skirt for girls.
At the senior level, girl students will wear brown salwar, red kurta with a brown dupatta.
There are 1.78 crore children studying in 1.68 lakh government schools in 75 districts of the state. These include 1.14 lakh primary schools (class I -V) and 54,000 upper primary schools (class VI-VIII).
Adityanath is said to be keen on rolling out the BJP's promise to provide free books, uniforms, shoes and school bags to all poor students from July 1 to 10.
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