Dharamshala : Deputy Commissioner Kangra Rakesh Kumar Prajapati said that on the initiative of the district administration Kangra, an Adhar Shila project has been started in 17 government schools of Kangra district to be developed as a model school with better educational facilities. In this regard, REC Foundation has also signed an MoU with the district administration. Under this project, an amount of three crore eight lakh rupees will be spent by REC Foundation and an amount of Rs 1.23 crore has been approved on these 17 schools in the first phase. The Deputy Commissioner was speaking on Tuesday while chairing a meeting of the foundation stone project with all the SDM and revenue department officials of the district. He instructed all SDMs to start work in every primary school.
Prajapati said , “under the project,an MoU with REC (Rural Electrification Corporation) to upgrade the infrastructure of 15 primary schools (one in each sub-division and two in Dehra and one Government Secondary School and one Government Senior Secondary School) has been signed.”
The Deputy Commissioner , “the projects included construction of component class rooms, science / math labs, smart class rooms, wash basins and toilets for girls and boys, modernization of school kitchens and provision of equipment for children to play. These will be developed as model schools in district Kangra. Children will feel happy to go to these schools and parents will like to send their children to these schools.”
The Deputy Commissioner said that the SDMs will adopt the schools of their area and will also hold classes once a week after the school re-opens. It aims to improve school infrastructure and increase attendance and enrolment in government schools.Additional Deputy Commissioner Raghav Sharma, all sub-divisional officers of the district, District Planning Officer Ravindra Katoch and officers of various departments were present on this occasion.