Six new classrooms for Henglep Government High School to be constructed

Churachandpur DC Pawan Yadav handed out books for library, school uniforms, textbooks and school bags under ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ to the girl students of Henglep High School.

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The foundation stone of six classrooms for Henglep Government High School and a transit quarter for medical and educational staff at Henglep sub-division was unveiled on Tuesday by DC of Churachandpur, Pawan Yadav.

The stone unveiling ceremony was attended by SDO of Henglep, Ch Somerendro, CMO of Churachandpur, Dr Vumchinpau Tonsing, ZEO of Churachandpur, Chingkhei Singh along with villagers and students.

The project is funded by Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Government of India and to be implemented by District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Churachandpur.

On their way to Henglep sub-division, the deputy commissioner and his team distributed textbooks and school uniforms at different government schools and stayed overnight at the sub-division, which is 82 km from Lamka town. More than 70 people of the sub-division were enrolled for CMHT and PMJAY.

In a formal function held at Henglep Community Hall, Pawan Yadav thanked the people of Henglep for the love shown to them and said that he had been planning to visit the place since long-time ago but had to delay due to COVID-19. He said that the PHC of Henglep, which is in bad condition, will be renovated soon along with construction of the transit quarter.

He further handed out books for library, school uniforms, textbooks and school bags under ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ to the girl students of  Henglep High School. He also gifted 30 gift packs for babies to their mothers.

Later, the villagers submitted a memorandum to the DC urging for more staff in their schools, black topping their roads and to construct a retaining wall near the village community hall which was affected by the landslide.

Dr Vumchinpau Tonsing who visited all the PHCs and PHSCs in the area, expressed his satisfaction at the medical front and said that after the transit hostel is built, the PHC Henglep will have more staff. He further assured to approach higher authority with the DC to make maximum of the villagers to get enrolled for CMHT/PMJAY cards.

Before leaving Henglep, the DC also inspected the mini-stadium, PHE building and quarter, SDO office complex, high schools and others.

First Published:March 2, 2021, 9:27 p.m.

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