NAGALAND: Nagaland has launched Interactive Digital Smart Board for Smart Classrooms, Neiphiu Rio, Chief Minister of Nagaland said on Wednesday.
The aim is to make learning more interactive and useful, the CM said.
The boards have been put in place at 15 government colleges in Nagaland.
Rio has been very active in urging people in the region to shed their differences and work towards building peace in the region.
It is the strife which has extended for years has left the Nagas “underdeveloped,” he had said while addressing the 72nd general session of the United Sangtam Students’ conference at Seyochung village in Kiphire district in January this year.
Neiphiu Rio tweeted, “Attended the 72nd General Session of USSC at Seyochung Village, Kiphire #Nagaland Urged the students to work hard & achieve success. Education sets one free & knowledge gives power to act & follow the law. I hope the New Year foster brotherhood & harmony amongst the Naga brethren.”
Rio had insisted that Nagas must shed the tag of “backwardness” and embrace development.
He also spoke about the advent of Christianity in the region and how the faith had benefitted and transformed the life of Nagas.
For a fact, another northeastern state has given a huge impetus to education in the region.
The BJP led Tripura government will fulfill its poll promise by providing 14,608 undergraduate students with smartphones.
“All the 14,608 students of 38 government-run higher education institutions pursuing graduate courses in medical, para-medical, engineering, science, arts, commerce, law, painting and music and nursing would get the one time financial support to purchase a smartphone,” Law Minister Ratan Lal Nath told media.
Under “Mukhya Mantri Yuba Jogajog Yojana” a sum of Rs 5000 (maximum) will provided to students by the government. To avail the scheme though, students will have to apply online and furnish identification details along with educational qualification or anything else required.
After proper inspection the sum will be deposited in their bank accounts.
The entire scheme is expected to cost Rs. 7.30 crores and is meant to benefit students.