IMPHAL: Thounaojam Shyamkumar, Minister of Forest and Environment, Horticulture and Soil Conservation, Town Planning and MAHUD on Monday inaugurated Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL) installed under the NITI Aayog scheme, Government of India at the Azad Higher Secondary School, Yairipok, Imphal East.
Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL), funded by the Central Government is an approach of the Centre to create an environment of scientific temperament, innovation, creativity among the students studying from Class 6-12 across the nation.
Addressing the media persons Minister Th. Shyamkumar said that the Government (Centre and State) is focusing on providing model education to the students so that they can compete at par with other students in the world.
Believing that lab assistants will sincerely guide the students, he said the Atal Tinkering Lab gives a great opportunity for full guidance and utilization of the innovations of the students. Appealing to the teachers to sincerely impart knowledge to the students, he said teachers play a great role in reviving the Government schools and in the development of a society.
Speaking regarding the focus on the education sector in Andro Constituency, he said Hon’ble Chief Minister N. Biren Singh will inaugurate buildings under the Moirangpurel High School under the ‘School Fagathanse Mission’ soon.
He also gave his gratitude to the Centre for giving special focus for the development of schools in the constituency. He said with the support of the teachers and the local residents of the various areas, Government schools have been revived in the Andro Constituency.
Minister Th. Shyamkumar also administered deworming tablet ‘Albendazole’ to the students of the Azad Higher Secondary School on the occasion of the National Deworming Day today which is observed across the nation.