Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur handed over Smart Phones to the students of various schools for online education of students donated by the Art of Living Foundation and International Association of human values here today.
Chief Minister appreciated the commendable services rendered by the Art of Living Foundation to the people during the pandemic and said that the Foundation and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar not only helped the suffering humanity during the pandemic but has also educated them regarding stress management and enhancing body immunity by pranayam. Jai Ram Thakur said that State Government had also launched several online teaching programmes such as Har Ghar Pathshala, Digital Sathi Programme etc. to ensure that the studies of the students do not get affected due to the pandemic.
He said that several NGOs, religious organizations and individuals also came forward to donate the mobiles to the poor students so that they can continue online classes.
Education Minister Govind Singh Thakur also appreciated the services provided by Art of Living Foundation during the covid pandemic not only in the State but in the whole country and world.
Principal Secretary Education Rajneesh welcomed the Chief Minister and other dignitaries. Chief Secretary Ram Subhag Singh, Chairman RERA Dr. Shrikant Baldi, representative of Art of Living Foundation Kamlesh were also present on the occasion among others.