Smartphones to Class XII students distributed – The Tribune India

Our Correspondent
Nawanshahr, October 9

Nawanshahr MLA Angad Singh today distributed smartphones to around 59 students of Class XII of Government Senior Secondary School, Nawanshahr, at a ceremony organised at the school itself while adhering to the Covid-19 precautions.

While expressing his gratitude towards CM Captain Amarinder Singh for fulfilling the pre-poll promise of providing smartphones, Angad Singh said smartphones had become an indispensable part of the studies as the Education Department had been providing online education due to the closure of schools in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. He advised the students to make proper utilisation of smartphones to avail maximum benefit of the online education.

He said due to Covid-19 precautions, only 59 students had been given smartphones today, while the rest of the 445 students of Class XII will receive smartphones through their teachers in a phased manner, he added.

Enumerating various projects, Angad Singh said being a young MLA, he had been trying his level best to bring in projects that assure to channelise the energy of the youth towards constructive purposes. He said he had been giving priority to education and sports and is putting in his best efforts to get the grants amounting to Rs 5 released for augmentation and extension of infrastructural facilities at Government Senior Secondary Smart School, Nawanshahr. He said the construction work of classrooms, state-of-the-art laboratories and auditorium would start soon, he added.

Meanwhile, others who were present at the occasion include Chairman, Markeet Committee, Chaman Singh Bhanmazara, DEO(Secondary) Sushil Kumar Tuli, Deputy DEO(Secondary), Amrik Singh, Principal , Sarbjit Singh Saini, Spokesperson, Punjab Education Department Parmod Bharti, Nirmal Singh, District Media Coordinator, staff members and parents and among others.