Union Minister Arjun Munda laid the foundation stone of Eklavya Model Residential School approved by the Government of India in Mangalasai village of the block. Addressing the gathering, Arjun Munda said that the country is celebrating the 75th year of independence today in the form of Amrit Utsav.
On the directions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 720 Eklavya Model Residential Schools are being opened in the tribal areas of the country for the upliftment of the tribals. Here 480 students (Students: 240, Girls: 240) will be able to study from class VI to XII.
Four grounds will be available to promote sports along with studies in the school premises. He said that there is a plan to make 36 thousand model villages. He said that as a Tribal Minister, I am committed to the upliftment of 10.50 crore tribal community of the country.
Students, students should study diligently and illuminate the name of society, state and country. The school will be constructed by National Project Construction Corporation Limited (NPCC). In the program, Tribal Welfare cum Transport Minister Champai Soren, MP Vidyut Varan Mahto and Potka MLA Sanjeev Sardar unveiled the stone plate as special guest in the program.
Eklavya Vidyalaya Commissioner (Commissioner) Asit Gopal, DP Kesari, Senior Superintendent of Police M Tamil Vanan, Councilor Chandravati Mahato, Councilor Hiramani Murmu, former MLA Maneka Sardar, former MLA Laxman Tudu, Deputy Development Commissioner Parmeshwar Bhakat, Sunil Mahato, Mukhiya Ganesh Sardar, village head Santosh Pradhan, DSP Chandrashekhar Azad, BDO cum CO Imtiaz Ahmed, Dukhnimai Sardar, Bablu Chaudhary, Manoj Sardar were present.
Transport Minister Champai Soren said that an educated society is necessary for development. He described the works of the young Chief Minister of the state, Hemant Soren. Said that the Chief Minister has started a scholarship scheme in the name of Marangburu Jaipal Singh Munda. Tribal students selected under this scheme will get a chance for higher education in abroad. The government will bear all the expenses. He gave detailed information on ending BPL obligation in old age pension, providing dhoti sarees to poor families for ten rupees and others.
Member of Parliament Vidduvaran Mahato said that the central government is striving to make education accessible and better. He described the works of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Arjun Munda as remarkable. Said I met the HRD Minister and proposed to open another Kendriya Vidyalaya in the district. The MP told the local people that you should keep monitoring the construction of the school and make it better.