Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has decided to start reading rooms in all 10 zones for students who have no space for study in their homes. The decision was made during a meeting of Education Committee at Panjabrao Deshmukh Memorial Standing Committee Hall, NMC office on Tuesday.
Education Committee chairman Dilip Diwe chaired the meeting. In the meeting, Diwe said that this initiative would provide a helping hand to those students who have no place to study at their home.
Parinita Fuke, Sangita Girhe, Mohd Ibrahim Tausif Ahmad, Priti Mishrikotkar, Education Officer, Sanjay Dighore, Assistant Education Officer, Rajendra Suke, Subhash Upase, Vinay Bagle, Sumedha Deshpande, Piyush Ambulkar and all NMC school inspectors were present during the meeting.
As per the discussion reading rooms will be constructed in all zones. Construction of more than one reading room will depend on the demand among students.
Meanhwhile, zones that already have reading rooms but lack proper facilities will be renovated and will be made available with better facilities.
Apart from this, the education committee also approved to start 75 schools in old NMC buildings with the help of private companies in the city.
Most of the schools will be of English medium and will prioritise admissions to poor students of the city.
The management of such schools will come under NMC and the private companies will work for the progress and the academics.
Education Committee chairman also got details about the arrangements of schools for starting of the session which is going to be held from June 28 in all over the city.