DC, MLA dedicate a first-of-its-kind ‘Lab On Wheels’ to students of Nawanshahr
This moving computer and science lab has been prepared with a cost of Rs 48 lakh and is well equipped with 12 computers, WiFi facility, LEDs, various science related instrumentsAuthor : Avneet Kaur
Commissioner, Dr. Shena Aggarwal and local MLA, Angad Singh, dedicated the
first-of-its-kind unique ‘Lab on Wheels’ to the students of Nawanshahr
district here at a function organised at Govt. Senior Secondary School
“The path breaking initiative would virtually prove a boon for the students of 423 primary and 211 Senior Secondary government schools in SBS Nagar. Since every government school doesn’t have proper infrastructure and labs, this " Lab On Wheels" would provide an opportunity to the students especially belong to less privileged section of the society to learn outside the classes” DC said.
She added that this would help to draw maximum number of students towards science and develop a scientific approach among the students by providing them practical training in an interesting manner, this moving computer and science lab has been prepared with a cost of Rs 48 lakh and is well equipped with 12 computers, WiFi facility, LEDs, various science related instruments, microscopes, various models of physics, chemistry and biology giving out a detailed information of concepts such as DNA, heart, skeleton, laws of reflection of light, periodic table etc.
Nawanshahr Deputy Commissioner Dr Shena Aggarwal, while dedicating the " Lab On Wheels" to the students said that the bus would move on a rotational basis in the schools.
The idea behind the initiative is to make the subjects interesting for the students, so that they enjoy while attaining knowledge. The bus will cover all primary, middle and senior secondary schools in the district. Computer and science teachers from the schools will be deputed turn-wise so that they could teach the students with an expertise.
The DC further added that good and trained science teachers from government schools have been taken onboard for the project and if there is a need, extra staff on a permanent basis will be deputed.
MLA, Angad Singh, in his address expressied his gratitude towards the Rajya Sabha Member KTS Tulsi, Education Secretary, Krishan Kumar and the Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Shena Aggarwal for giving concrete shape to this unique project.
also appreciated the efforts of the officials and teachers of the district
education department for setting up innovative Science and Computer Labs
in the " Lab Obn Wheels". He also enumerated his projects like
setting up the Government College at Jadla, getting abundant funds released for
ensuring state of the art infrastructural facilities at the local Govt. Senior Secondary
School and state of the art Stadium at nearby village Bhangal Kalan for
ensuring better education and sports facilities for the youth.
District Education Officer (Secondary) Jagjit Singh, Deputy DEO, Amrik Singh, Principal Sarbjit Singh and Spokesperson Education Department Parmod Bharti among others were present on the occasion.