Shillong April 6: Meghalaya Minister for School Education and Literacy, Smti Deborah C. Marak today laid the foundation stone for Rongsakgre Higher Secondary School under Supporting Human Development Project assisted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), in the presence of
Parliamentary Secretary in-charge of PWD (Building), Shri Brigady N Marak and the Director of School Education and Literacy, Shri Ambrose Ch Marak.
The Minister informed the gathering that the project came through the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for construction of school buildings and under this project, schools buildings are being constructed in different C&RD Blocks of the state. She also informed that under this project, various equipments are being provided to the schools and skill development trainings also are being imparted to the teachers.
Parliamentary Secretary in-charge of PWD (Buildings), Shri Brigady N Marak said that with the construction of the school under this project, the student community of the region are expected to receive the maximum benefit as they will be able to pursue the higher secondary level of education in Rongsak itself. He also informed the gathering that Rs.2.42 crores had been sanctioned under the project for construction of the school building.
Director of School Education and Literacy, Shri Ambrose Ch Marak, while speaking on the occasion informed that so far 117 schools has received assistance from the ADB under the project. He also informed that under this project, besides the facility for smart class, computers and furnitures also will be provided to the school and asked the people to join hands with the government to bring more developmental schemes to the region.