LAHDC Leh provides Laptops at subsidised rates to Meritorious Students of Govt. Schools
Leh, Mar 29: LAHDC Leh, in its efforts to provide quality education and to promote digital literacy, provided laptops at subsidised rates to 105 meritorious students of all the Government schools of Leh district under its subsidy scheme.
A symbolic program was held today in the presence of the Chairman/CEC, Tashi Gyalson as the chief guest and Member of Parliament Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, and Dy Chairman/EC Education, Tsering Angchuk as the guest of honor. Executive Councillors, Tashi Namgyal Yakzee, Ghulam Mehdi, and Stanzin Chosphel; DC/CEO LAHDC Leh, Shrikant Suse; Councillors of LAHDC Leh were the special guests. Officers and officials of the School Education Department Leh along with the students led by CEO Leh, S. D Namgyal attended the program today.
CEC Gyalson addressed the gathering and stated that the scheme was initiated to support the education sector and the meritorious students of Leh district. He also highlighted the efforts to strengthen the education sector through various initiatives including free SSC coaching, UPSC coaching, and financial assistance to students belonging to economically weaker sections.
CEC Gyalson added that the provision of subsidised laptops is another step in this direction, which will help the students access online resources and stay updated with the latest developments in their respective fields.
MP JTN, in his speech, applauded the initiative taken by the LAHDC Leh and emphasised the need for such schemes to bridge the digital divide and provide equal opportunities to all students. He also congratulated the meritorious students and encouraged them to continue their hard work and excel in their studies. He further highlighted the importance of technology in education and how it can revolutionise and transform the education sector.
He added that the distribution of laptops at subsidised rates would encourage students to excel in their studies and keep them abreast of the latest technologies.
Dy Chairman, Angchuk highlighted the importance of digital devices in the current education scenario and how they can help students in their learning process. He added that the laptops are being provided under the subsidy scheme of LAHDC Leh, which aimed to promote digital literacy among the students and help them access online resources for their academic pursuits.
Dy Chairman also spoke on the overall scenario of the Education sector in Leh and further informed about the number of initiatives that have been taken so far to strengthen it.
During the program, laptops were distributed to meritorious students by the dignitaries. Through this scheme under its subsidy component, LAHDC Leh aims to provide support to the students who have excelled in their studies and require digital devices in their education.