ASSET gets ‘great’ support from Varanasi educationists

WAKRO, Aug 5: As part of Ghanshyam Singh Katoch Prakalp of the Beena Ghose Roy Scheme by the Anu Shiksha Seva Trust (ASSET), three Apnes received financial assistance of Rs 35,000 each from Marge Sora, DC Lohit in a simple function held at the Shriram Tamhan Parisar.

The ASSET received tremendous support from educationists Seema Rajgarhia and Pankaj Rajgarhia who are Directors of the Delhi Public School, Varanasi. The Rajgarhias following their visit to Wakro in March visited the Apna Vidya Bhavan again in June and conducted a teacher's training program for improving the skills of rural teachers. The couple had also contributed computer and science laboratories and ensured that the two facilities were set up and fully functional during their stay in Wakro. The Rajgarhias further contributed valuable books for the library of the Apna Vidya Bhavan.

Speaking on the occasion, the DC exhorted the students to set goals in their lives and work on stably to achieve the same. He also guided the students of the AVB and KGBV Wakro to make the most of the opportunities offered by the institutions to shine in life. Lauding both the schools in Wakro for the service rendered, he opined that even one student if groomed well can make such contributions to the society and the world impacting innumerable lives all around and so developing human resource is such an important aspect of social life.

Sora also gave away financial assistance of Rs 25000 to Somu Meyor of Walong under ‘Sanjeev Prakalp care for elder initiative'.

On the sidelines of the function, the DC dedicated smart classrooms to govt upper primary schools of Manyuliang and Pukhuri, while EAC Wakro Tamo Riba handed over the assistance to KGBV Wakro in presence of SI Bimal Kumar, OC PS Wakro, Nogen Rangmang, BEO Wakro and teachers.

The smart classrooms for the five schools in Lohit district are supported by BYJU'S, Amazon and the Art of Living, Bengaluru.

Appreciating the AoL initiative, the DC said that learning will be easier and better with such facilities provided to children in villages.