Guardian Minister approves Education Committee’s proposal
The schools run by Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) would get digital. Classes in 150 schools will be conducted using digital tools.
The Education Committee of NMC had sent a proposal to make the school digital to Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule, who approved it. The State government has allotted funds of Rs 6 crore for the purpose, informed Education Committee Chairman Prof Dilip Diwe on Friday. He was addressing meeting of the committee at the NMC headquarters. Deputy Chairman of the committee Bharati Bunde, members Rita Muley, Rajendra Sonkusare, Pramila Manthrani, Manojkumar Gawande, Mohammed Ibrahim Toufiq Ahmed, Deputy Municipal Commissioner Rajesh Mohite and Education Officer Sandhya Medpalliwar were prominently present at the meeting.
The meeting also passed a resolution to provide pair of socks and shoes to each student of the NMC schools. Thanking Guardian Minister Bawankule for approving the digital proposal, the meeting decided to dedicated the Banatwala School building constructed at the cost Rs 4 crore soon at the hands of Bawankule.
Speaking further Prof Diwe said, in addition to uniform distribution the students, sweaters and books were distributed from this year. Efforts would be made to increase the strength of schools, he informed, adding that students coming to the school from far distances would be distributed cycles under the cycle scheme.
Earlier, Prof Diwe reviewed school wise sweater distribution work. The meeting also discussed to start semi-English medium in NMC schools from Standard V to X. Prof Diwe further instructed the officials concerned to implement nutritious food distribution programme in NMC schools as per the directives of Central government.
Ms Medpalliwar put forward a proposal of appointing teachers on hourly basis in the schools to which Prof Diwe said a decision on this will be taken soon.