Published On : Fri, Feb 22nd, 2019

All NMC schools to go digital, State Govt provides Rs 6 crore

Nagpur: Chairman of NMC’s Education Committee Dilip Dive on Friday announced that all schools of the civic body will go digital. “Classes of 150 NMC schools will be held on digital system. The Education Committee had sent a proposal to the Guardian Minister regarding digitising of NMC’s schools. The proposal has been approved by the Guardian Minister and the State Government has provided a fund of Rs 6 crore for the task,” Dive said.

Dive was speaking after the meeting of Education Committee held at NMC Headquarters on Friday. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Chairperson Bharti Bunde, members Rita Muley, Rajendra Sonkusre, Pramila Manthrerani, Manoj Gawande, Mohd Ibrahim Taufiq, Deputy Commissioner Rajesh Mohite and Education Officer Sandhya Medpalliwar.

A proposal to distribute boots and socks to all students of NMC’s schools was also approved in the meeting. A new building of Banatwala School, built at the cost of Rs 4 crore by NMC, will be dedicated at the hands of Guardian Minister soon.

Dive further said that all students of will be distributed sweaters and textbooks along with uniforms this year. “Efforts are being made to increase number of students on the roll. Cycles will be distributed to those students coming from far off places under Cycle Bank Scheme,” Dive stated.

At the outset, Chairman of NMC’s Education Committee took stock of working of all NMC’s schools and directed the authorities to implement government schemes including nutritious food to students etc.