Tuesday, April 23
Meritorious students get laptops under Subsidy Component of LAHDC

Meritorious students get laptops under Subsidy Component of LAHDC

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Kargil: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan Wednesday distributed laptops to meritorious students under the Subsidy Component of LAHDC at an event here at Conference Hall, Baroo.

Executive Councilor, Syed Mehdi Fazily, Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, Chief Education Officer Kargil, Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, District Education Planning Officer Kargil, Muhammad Amin, Zonal Education Officers, officials of Education Department Kargil and students were present on the occasion.

Addressing the event, the CEC said considering the fact that education is an important sector, the initiative was taken under the Subsidy Component of LAHDC to enhance the capabilities of meritorious students.

He said suggestions are pouring in to provide laptops to BPL students and these will be assessed in the next Financial Year.

Khan expressed happiness over the increasing enrolment of students in government schools across Kargil district owing to better infrastructure and quality education.

The CEC also assured that 107 vacant posts at Higher Secondary level will be filled on contractual basis besides teaching and non-teaching staff for the newly upgraded schools under Samgara Shiksha which includes High Schools of Aati, Sapi and Chulichan would be posted soon.

Khan further congratulated the meritorious students for getting the laptops and advised them to use the same for studying and focus on their studies with dedication.

On the occasion, DC Santosh Sukhadeve said that the digital gap for the betterment of students needs to be filled and with this motto, meritorious students have been identified.

DC Kargil expressed hope that students from underprivileged backgrounds will benefit from this scheme and advised them to take maximum benefits from the gadget they have received.

The Deputy Commissioner assured that grievances forwarded by the concerned department will be redressed in phase manner.

EC Syed Mehdi Fazily appreciated LAHDC and the department for taking such initiatives, which will help the students to learn through digital medium.

Pertinently, a total number of 42 laptops (under seven zones) were distributed among the meritorious students and the move has been widely appreciated.

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