New Delhi: After the CBSE announced syllabus cut for this academic year, Haryana Education Minister Kanwar Pal on Thursday said the Board of School Education would reduce the syllabus of the students studying in classes IX to XII in the current academic session to reduce mental pressure over students. Also Read - Raksha Bandhan 2020: No Free Travel For Women in Haryana Roadways Buses This Year

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Haryana government has made adequate arrangements to impart online education. In order to reduce mental pressure on students, now the state has decided to reduce the syllabus by following the pattern of CBSE. Also Read - Haryana Horror: Man Confesses to Killing His 5 Minor Kids, Arrested

Pal said to reduce the syllabus, the state has instructed the Board of School Education to set up a committee by coordinating with the SCERT in Gurugram and to put up the proposal within a week after exploring all possibilities in this regard.