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Digital library launched for class IX, X students in 304 schools: Ratanlal Nath


BY TC News Desk

Agartala, January 14, 2023: Education minister Ratanlal Nath on Saturday said that the Education department has launched a digital library for class IX and X students where eminent academicians and teachers developed curriculum and syllabus based e-content so that students can study in audio-video mode.

Speaking to media persons here at Civil Secretariat on Saturday evening, Education minister Nath said that 9,120 tabs have been purchased for this digital library. 30 tabs each for 304 school libraries of higher and higher secondary level of the state. Each school will get 30 tabs. It will be sent to every school from January 17 next. Rs 9 crore 95 lakh have been spent for this. He said that every tab has been bought in the ‘GEM’ process following the rules. The price of each tab is Rs 10,915.

Digital libraries are being opened in 72 schools in West District, 39 in Sipahijala District, 24 in Khowai District, 34 in North Tripura District, 39 in Gomati District, 42 in South Tripura District, 29 in Dhalai District and 25 in Unakoti District. Teaching, learning through this tab will be convenient in all those schools which do not have expert teachers. He also said that students can easily proceed with a clear idea about their course through audio-video.

The Education minister said that 4 students of the state will participate in the ‘Pariksha Pay Charcha’ program organized at Talkotra Stadium in Delhi on January 27 next. The Prime Minister will directly participate in the ‘Pariksha Pay Charcha’ program and exchange views to remove the students’ fear of exams.

He said that online creative competition was organized for students in 8 subjects. 32,705 students of the state participated in this competition. Out of these 2 students are selected and sent from the office to the main event in New Delhi. Sneha Das of Dakshin Nalchar Vidyalaya and Vijay Sharma, a student of Brilliant Star School of Gomati district, will represent the state on the occasion. Also National Arts Festival awardees Moumita Sarkar and Rhea Ganguly will participate in the Republic Day function and ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ in Delhi.

Nath also said that the state government believes in the development of everyone. Seven percent of the Muslim minority community recently got jobs through TET-I and TET-II. Earlier, the 1 percent Muslim minority did not get jobs. Although 8 percent of the state’s population belongs to the Muslim minority community. He opined that the aim of this government is to move all communities forward.

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