Chandigarh, 05th March, 2021: Sh. Manoj Kumar Parida, IAS, Adviser to the Administrator, U.T. Chandigarh inaugurated the 5th Digital Library at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Karsan, Ram Darbar, Chandigarh.
While speaking on the occasion Chief Guest, Sh. Manoj Kumar Parida, IAS said, “Digital Library is a great endeavor by CCPCR which can open a pool of growth opportunities for the children. When I was studying it was difficult to even find relevant books. Initiatives undertaken by CCPCR will help mitigate the digital divide that the world has witnessed during Covid times. We hope Children utilize a digital library to the optimum use and hope it enables in bringing positive and significant changes in children’s life”.
The commission provided the entire infrastructure required for setting up the digital library. The Library, installed by the Commission, is equipped with the latest five computers, a projector with screen, audio system, almirahs, chairs, and tables.
Mrs. Harjinder Kaur, Chairperson, said, “Digital Library is CCPCR’s effort in making an equitable society where all children get equal opportunity for growth and development. In the last year, Commission had undertaken Online Contest on Mental Health, Covid, Drug Abuse, POCSO in which 45,000+ children participated. Commission had undertaken Rural Games in 2 Government schools. We at CCPCR are consistently innovating in providing holistic opportunities for growth and development.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by Sh. Rubinderjit Singh Brar, PCS, Director School Education, Chandigarh Administration, Prof. (Dr). Monica M Singh, Mrs. Pooja Punchhi, Sh. Varun Beniwal, Members CCPCR, Sh. Sunil Bedi, Deputy Director, Mrs. Neena Kalia, DEO, Mrs. Sukhraj Sandhu District nodal officer, Education Department, Chandigarh.