Resource person speaking at the Sensitization of Scholarship Scheme programme organized by the DEO, Kohima at TM GHSS Auditorium, Kohima on August 16. (Photo Courtesy :DEO Kohima)
Kohima, August 18 (MExN): The District Education Office(DEO), Kohima organised a programme on Sensitization of Scholarship Scheme for all the Schools under Kohima District and Pughuboto Division at TM GHSS Auditorium, Kohima on August 16.
A press release issued by the District Education Officer Kohima stated that the programme was sponsored by the Directorate of School Education. The resource persons for the programme were Limadangit Jamir Deputy Director and Scholarship Nodal Officer; Jangsemba Tzudir, UDA (Scholarship) and Zurhetho Nyuthe , Special Educator (Scholarship). The programme was chaired by Y Mary Zhimomi, District Education Officer, Kohima and was attended by 199 participants from different schools.
The release stated that the concern authority mentioned that “it is the ignorance and not wanting to take extra trouble during the past years, that nothing much could be done for the students in regard to scholarships but one must understand that scholarship is an excellent source of motivation where the children felt valued and included.” “It also reduces the rate of drop outs,” it added. It further stated that the target is to achieve 100% coverage to all eligible children placed in their care.
The participants of the schools were sensitized on scholarship schemes like Pre-Matric; Minority Scholarship for class 1 to 10; NGSSMA and Pre-Matric Scholarship for Schedule Tribe students of class IX and X.