Imphal: Education Minister Dr. Thokchom Radheshyam on Tuesday launched the electronic format of comic textbooks for Class III, IV and V respectively. The electronic format comic textbook for each class comprises three subjects namely Mathematics, Environmental Studies and English Language in a single electronic comic textbook format.
The Minister said that because of the lockdown imposed to break the chain of infection and control the spread of coronavirus disease COVID-19 the educational institutions in the State have been closed for the past 21 days and extended till 3 May, 2020 across the country. He stated that as steps and measures to make up the gaps for the academic situation especially for the schools the Department of Education (S) has initiated for the electronic format comic textbooks for Class III, IV and V.
Dr. Thokchom Radheshyam said that the decisions were made after thorough discussion and analysis with the experts and officials concerned of the Department of Education. He explained that the 3 in 1 electronic format comic textbook for these three classes will have three to four chapters of each subject to a total of ten to twelve chapters in each book.
He also informed that the electronic format textbooks for other classes will be soon made available. He urged the teachers, parents and guardians of the students to make the best use of the electronic format textbooks.
The launching of the textbooks was held at his office chamber at New Secretariat, Imphal. The comic textbooks can be availed from the website www.manipureducation.gov.in.