Rs 6.8 cr released for purchase of LED screens in 6,180 govt schools : Singla

Chandigarh, Feb 24 (UNI) Punjab School Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Wednesday said the state government has released a grant of Rs 6.8 crore for purchase of LED TV screens in as many as 6,180 government schools across the state.

The Minister said the state government has continuously been converting ordinary classrooms into smart classrooms to provide quality education to the students of government schools. He said new LED screens will be provided to Middle, High and Senior Secondary schools and the required directions have also been sent to district education officers.

Mr Singla said the school education department has especially developed e-content of the syllabus and the audio-visual teaching techniques have been helping the students to easily understand the difficult terms. He added that the reforms introduced by their government has shown positive results as the government schools have outshone private schools in the terms of results which helped to restore trust of parents in government schools.

In the directions issued to the district education officers, the school education department has clarified that each school has been facilitated with the grant of Rs 11,000. For the purchase of LED screens, the school management committees will have to pass a resolution and will also have to follow financial rules. The school heads and teachers have also been asked to install screens on adequate places for proper utilization besides encouraging students for safe maintenance of LED TVs.


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