Kamalanagar, 22 January, 2020: In a programme organised by Education Department, Chakma Autonomous District Council in the premises of Kamalanagar Public School Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma, EM & i/c CEM, CADC launched the the distribution of subsidised solar study lamp for needy students.
The programme will benefit as many as 6739 students from 65 schools under CADC. The set includes a solar panel of 2.5 Wp power rating and a LED table lamp.
The scheme has been pursued by CADC with Zoram Energy Development Agency (ZEDA). The study lamp set is being distributed for a contribution share of Rs.80/- by the student. The real cost of the set is Rs.480/-.
Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma speaking to a gathering attended by teachers from different school said that disruption of studies due to irregular power supply, absence of power supply and dependence on kerosene lamp will get addressed.
It was said that the scheme has been delayed due to Covid-19 pandemic.