TINSUKIA: Along with the rest of the State, a programme of distribution of free textbooks under Tinsukia district was held at Sarvajanin HS Valika Vidyalaya, Tinsukia on Friday.
Inaugurating the programme, Deputy Commissioner of Tinsukia Oinam Sarankumar Singh regretted that though the Government provided all supports to students, the response from students and guardians was not encouraging. Each scheme of the Government carries a target to fulfil but due to several factors it failed to achieve the target, Singh observed.
As a ceremonial gesture, 3 sets of textbooks, 10 each in Science, Arts and Commerce for class XI were distributed in presence of distinguished gatherings, head of institutions and a large number of students. Sanjay Kishan MLA of Tinsukia, Sumit Sattawan, SDO Margherita, Partha Pratim Boiragi ADC was present among others. Earlier Inspector of Schools Amir Hussain laid the objective of the programme.
Hailakandi: Free textbooks were distributed to students of Class XI of 14 Higher Secondary Schools in Hailakandi district. Taking part in the district level inaugural distribution function held at Indra Kumari Girls’ Higher Secondary School in Hailakandi town on Friday, Additional Deputy Commissioner (In-charge of Education), Ruth Lienthang formally handed over free textbooks to few students of Class XI. 50 textbooks were ceremonially distributed in the function. “The aim of the government is to provide the required assistance to students to learn and excel in life,” said Lienthang.
The Additional Deputy Commissioner exhorted upon the students to put in hard work and efforts to come out successful in life and to actively take part in the nation-building process. MLA Principal of Indra Kumari Girls’ HS School, Deepak Chakraborty, eminent educationist Binoy Bhushan Nath and principals of senior secondary schools were also present at the event.