DC Kargil distributes free edu tabs under YounTab Scheme, certificates of appreciation to volunteers of community classes Gives away prizes, medals, uniform sets to players of inter school tournament under Khelo India Sports for Peace and Development
KARGIL, SEPTEMBER 03, 2021: Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve distributed free educational tablets among the students of 7th to 12th classes of the government schools of Zanskar Sub Division during a function held at Government Higher Secondary School Padum here on Thursday.
The tablets with pre-loaded educational contents have been provided to the students under the YounTab Scheme of the Department of Education UT Ladakh.
Area Development Officer/Sub Divisional Magistrate Zanskar Sonam Dorjay, Chief Education Officer Kargil Nazir Ahmad Wani, Principal Government Model Degree College Zanskar Nassir Shabani, Zonal Education Officer Zanskar Tsetan Kunchok, Principal Higher Secondary School Padum, PRI members, other concerned officers, volunteers besides students of different schools were present on the occasion.
The Deputy Commissioner also gave away certificates of appreciation to the 108 volunteers who had extended their voluntary services in the smooth conduct of community classes in the sub division during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking on the occasion, DC Santosh Sukhadeve urged the students to make judicious use of the educational tablets which are fully loaded with educational contents on different subjects. He also hailed the efforts of the volunteers for their tireless efforts and support extended to the education department for successful conduct of the community classes which have proved a successful teaching-learning method and appreciated not only at the UT level but at the national level as well.
A total of 301 free educational tablets have been provided by the Education Department Kargil in Zanskar Sub Division so far.
Earlier, the Deputy Commissioner also distributed certificates and medals among the winner and runners up teams of the 3 day interschool sports tournament organized by the District Youth Services and Sports Department Kargil under Khelo India Sports for Peace and Development. He also distributed uniform sets among the players of the participating teams.
18 schools of Zanskar Block and 8 school of Lungnaq Block participated in different games including volley ball, kho kho, 200 metre race, 100 metre race, long jump and javelin throw.
District Youth Services and Sports Officer Muhammad Hussain Rehnuma, Chief Medical Officer Kargil Dr Munawar Hussain Wazir and other concerned officers were present on the occasion.
In his address, the Deputy Commissioner while highlighting the importance of sports and games in inculcating the elements of team spirit, physical and mental fitness, equality, brotherhood and leadership qualities urged the students to maintain a healthy balance between studies and sports besides to focus on their career goals.