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Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights opens Sixth Digital Library in city
Chandigarh, October 13, 2021:
Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) inaugurated the Sixth Digital Library in the demanding area i.e. Government Model Senior Secondary School, DMC, Sector 38 West here on Wednesday. It was done by Dharam Pal, Adviser to the Administrator, UT Chandigarh along with Sarpreet Singh Gill, Secretary Education.
Ms. Harjinder Kaur, Chairperson, CCPCR welcomed the guests and the participants. Ms. Reema Dewan, Principal, Delhi Public Schools briefed the digital sharing as a partner program
While speaking on the occasion, Dharam Pal, Adviser to the Administrator appreciated the efforts of the Commission of reaching the most needed area with the Digital libraries to meet the need of Digital India.
He said that the setting up of this Digital Library in Government schools of Chandigarh is part of ‘Digital India’ – a dream project of Prime Minister. Opening up of a Digital Library in a remote area such as Daddu Majra Colony is nothing less than a blessing for students. This will enable the students to have access to number of books through internet. It will open up a world of knowledge for students and will also help in inculcating the habit of reading among them, said the UT Adviser.
To enable this situation, Child Right library Corner was also set up by the commission, which included five computers with latest technology and a Projector with screen.
Thereafter award ceremony of the Best Practices of the schools of Chandigarh for the session 2020-21 was held. The following schools were awarded with the following practices: -
BEST PRACTICES 2020-21
Category A: - Developing Leadership Qualities
i) Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Sector 27, Chandigarh
Empowering Students through Bhavan Vidyalaya Chandigarh Model United Nations Online Conference (BVCMUN)
Category B: - Learning through Creativity
ii) Saint Joseph's Senior Secondary School Sector 44 Chandigarh
Learning through creativity-Making of Mass Educational Toys and Training of Toys across School Walls
Category C: - Mass Outreach
i) St John's High School Sector 26 Chandigarh
Mass Outreach Programme - Covid Times Compassion and Foster Parenting
ii) DAV Senior Secondary School (Lahore) Sector 8 Chandigarh
Mass Outreach Programme - Parenting by Teachers
iii) Chitkara International School, Sector 25, Chandigarh
Mass Outreach Programme - Virtual Annual Function
Category D: - Prioritizing Health
iv) Ajit Karam Singh International Public School, Sector 45, Chandigarh
Prioritizing health - Health and Wellness Programme
Category E: Beating the Devoid
vii) Government Model High School, RC II, Dhanas
Beating the Devoid - Data Donation Bank and Installation of Router for Free Internet
Category F: Across Borders Interaction
viii) Delhi Public School Sector 40 Chandigarh
Across Borders Interaction for Global Harmony
ix) Gurukul Global School Sector 13, Chandigarh
Across Borders Interaction - Cultural Exchange Buddy Programme.