Indian Army sponsors coaching classes for students in Arunachal Pradesh
Guwahati/IBNS: With COVID-19 pandemic adversely affecting the education of children in rural areas with poor internet connectivity, Spear Corps of Indian Army has undertaken an initiative to conduct coaching classes for students from class 9 to class 12 under Operation Sadbhavna in Miao and Kharsang villages of Changlang district, Arunachal Pradesh.
The aim of this proposal is to ensure that an important academic year of the senior children from these remote areas is not wasted due to pandemic, mitigate the anxiety of parents and finally prevent drop-outs.
A solemn opening ceremony was conducted at Miao and Kharsang and was attended by Village Samiti President, Principal of Govt Higher Secondary School, Kharsang and Teachers of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Miao.
The coaching classes are being conducted free of cost for children initially till the end of January 2021 and are sponsored by the Indian Army under Operation Sadbhavna.
Around 70 students have registered themselves so far and are exploiting the facility at two centres at Govt School, Kharsang and KV School, Miao. A total of four teachers at each location have been hired for conducting the classes for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
All COVID protocols are being strictly adhered to during the classes and the necessary arrangements have been made to ensure safety.