MANI, Nov 24: The Papumpare district administration will set up libraries in ten secondary schools of the district which would be funded under the district administration’s untied funds.
The first library of the ten was inaugurated on Thursday by Doimukh MLA Tana Hali Tara at Govt Secondary School here, in presence of DC Sachin Rana.
Addressing the students and the teaching staffs of the school, Tara lauded the district administration for prioritizing to improve the education sector in the district.
“Knowledge is power and libraries are the storehouse of knowledge. I am confident that the establishment of this library will help our students gain more knowledge, inculcate reading habits in them and guide them to be good citizens of the nation,” the legislator added.
He also donated a few books for the school library and urged upon the panchayat leaders and SMC members to help the library grow by contributing books.
DC Rana informed that the library project has been funded under district administration’s untied fund.
“Ten secondary schools of the district have been shortlisted for providing funds to establish libraries and the library at GSS Mani inaugurated, is the first among those schools,” he said and urged the students and teachers to avail the benefit of the library.
The Papumpare district administration has already funded STEM Labs (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in Government Higher Secondary Schools Doimukh, Sagalee and Balijan and a Language laboratory at JNV Gumto.
The STEM labs aims to improve the scientific temperament in the children. (DIPRO)