On Monday, October 11, the Lunglei Deputy Commissioner, Kulothungan distributed 46 smartphones to college students belonging to the Beneath Poverty Line (BPL) and AAY households.
The smartphones had been distributed throughout a operate organised by the workplace of Lunglei Deputy Commissioner, in partnership with Mizo College students’ Union (MSU), Regional Headquarters, Lunglei.
A sum of Rs. 3 lakhs was sanctioned for this objective by Undertaking Supervisor, Rajiv Bora.
Throughout the programme, 46 smartphones price Rs 12,000 had been distributed to needy college students.
The Deputy Commissioner urged for extra such interventions sooner or later.
As a result of COVID-19 pandemic, college students needed to proceed their research in on-line mode, and people with out entry to smartphones have struggled to maintain tempo with their friends.
“Due to this noble initiative, college students from a deprived background will now be capable to entry their on-line lessons,” – he said.
He additional expressed hope that smartphones would enhance college students of their tutorial journey.