CM, Manipur N. Biren Singh Distributes Free Uniforms for Students of Government Schools and other Aided Schools

June 25,2021 06:37 PM


Imphal, Manipur [India], June 25 (HornbillTv): With the aim to maintain quality education under the School Fagathansi Mission, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh today distributed free school uniforms

Imphal, Manipur [India], June 25 (HornbillTv): With the aim to maintain quality education under the School Fagathansi Mission, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh today distributed free school uniforms for students of Government Schools and other aided schools of the State. The distribution function was organized by Samagra Shiksha, Manipur at its office campus located at Babupara, Imphal.The Chief Minister also distributed items including K-Yan System (Projector), sports equipments, blankets and cooking utensils among others through the concerned Zonal Education Officers (ZEOs) of different districts. The items will be provided to students of Government schools studying in Class I to VIII.

Speaking on the occasion, CM N. Biren Singh appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his concern for the people of the Country. He maintained that the Central Government has taken up certain schemes for development in health sector, farmer’s welfare, education and others and added that such initiatives taken up for the welfare of the people should be appreciated rather than just criticized.

Stating that children are the foundation and pillars of society, he stressed on the need to nurture and impart better education to children from the very start of their lives. He further stated that for providing quality education to children we need schools with proper infrastructure, experienced teachers, better teaching and learning equipments. With this thought, the State Government came up with the School Fagathansi Mission covering 120 schools till date and such initiatives would help children become creative and bring up certain innovative ideas which would be useful for overall development of the State at large.

CM N. Biren Singh informed that the Government is planning to provide free education to students of higher classes as well and added that such step would help to imbibe a sense of nationalism among students. Maintaining that Manipur is moving forward swiftly in its path of development with the support of people, he said that all the communities of the State have now come forward with the sense of oneness and unity leaving behind all odds and differences.

He further stated that the confidence of parents over the quality of Government schools has increased and thus the enrollment of students have also increased significantly with the initiatives taken up by the State Government under the School Fagathansi Mission and that the Government is now on its mission to improve infrastructure of Government schools. He also informed that the Government has placed proposals to the Project Approval Board for construction and upgradation of school buildings under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan.

The event was attended by Commissioner, Education, M. Harekrishna, Director, Education (S) L. Nandakumar, ASPD, Samagra Shiksha T. Phullen and Officials of Education Department.

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