DOOMDOOMA: After a long period of lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, the educational institutions in the State of late have started their regular offline classes by following the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) laid down by the State Health Department. In order to encourage the students from the marginalized section of the society so that they won't drop out from school, NGO "Hope For Children" distributed some stationery items like pens, pencils, scales, erasers, pencil boxes, water bottles etc. among one hundred students of different schools of Doomdooma region at a programme held at the office premises of the NGO situated at Sookerating No. 8 recently.
The study materials distribution function was attended by journalist Abhijit Khataniar as chief guest. In his motivational speech, he urged the students to attend their schools regularly to make up for their academic loss during the lockdown period. The Vicar General of Tinsukia Diocese of BEC Rev. Fr. Ningthar Chothe also addressed the students. The programme was anchored by the Development Officer of the NGO Benjamin Nag and was also attended by the Regional Co-ordinator Ritu Tamang.