Fatehgarh Sahib, August 12, 2020: Deputy Commissioner Amrit Kaur Gill accompanied by Kuljit Singh Nagra MLA Fatehgarh Sahib, Kaka Randeep Singh MLA Amloh and Gurpreet Singh GP MLA Bassi Pathana today handed over Mobile phones to 19 students after the Chief Minister launched the “Punjab Smart Connect Scheme” on-line.
DC said that approximately four thousand mobile phones will be distributed to the plus two girl students of the government schools in the first phase and all the students will be covered in phased manner.
The students thanked the CM and appreciated his vision and said now they have access to much needed on-line study during a pandemic as most of them had only one phone in the family and it was difficult for them to spare for study.
MLAs said that the Congress has not only fulfilled its promise but has also provided an opportunity to students to excel themselves. They appreciated the vision and efforts of the Chief Minister. Subhash Sood, President DCC, District Education Officer (S) Paramjit Kaur Sidhu were also present.