Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today inaugurated the Ramakrishna Sarada Mission School at Khaso village in presence of MoS Home Kiren Rijiju, Health Parliamentary Secretary Phurpa Tsering and PHED Parliamentary Secretary Kumsi Sidisow.
The foundation stone for the school was laid in February 2008 by former Chief Minister late Dorjee Khandu and was started on 17th May 2011 with enrollment of 49 students from all over Arunachal.
In a simple function organised at school auditorium, the Chief Minister thanked the contribution of late Dorjee Khandu and former Dirang MLA Tsering Gyurmey for bringing Sarada Mission to this remote corner of the state. He also thanked the land donors and appreciated their step as visionary and in the interest of the development of the area.
He lauded the contribution of Sarada Mission School in upliftment of tribal girls who are today well placed in different professions and have become asset to their community.
For school to sustain financially, the Chief Minister announced Rs 5 crore as corpus fund. He also assured to sanction funds for building of transit camp cum administrative building at Guwahati for coordination between Sarada Mission, Khonsa and Dirang. On land for transit camp, the Chief Minister assured to place request with the CM of Assam. On incompletion of various infrastructures works undertaken under NLCPR for the school, Khandu assured to clear all pending document works and payment of state matching share.
In his message to the students, the Chief Minister advised them to come upto expectations of their parents and the society. He also urged them to contribute back for the society.
Rijiju in his speech promised two buses for the school and also assured to take up incomplete infrastructure works under NLCPR for the school.
Earlier the visiting dignitaries inspected the hostel, classrooms, prayer hall, computer room and library. Senior students from the school exhibited their knowledge on working of various modern gadgets through handmade models.