In Ladakh, the UT Administration has started novel concept of community classes to save the class work culture and to impart education to the students from internet suffered areas for online classes. Community classes started with the help of Government teachers by the volunteers and PRI Members of the Village.
In 385 Community Teaching Centres with the help of 1,711 teachers and 2,166 volunteers, more than 18 thousand 539 students are presently being imparted teaching in the community classes in Kargil district. The classes are run in the available open spaces with students of different schools in one class.
While terming the ongoing community-based classes a success, CEC Feroz Khan appreciated the relentless and dedicated services rendered by the volunteers, teachers, Village Education Committees and the local communities in making this novel concept a success amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He appreciated the role of volunteers in helping the administration in educating students without any remuneration. He appreciated the role of teachers as well. He also thanked Ladakh LG R. K. Mathur for releasing nearly 15 lakhs rupees for community classes in the district.
Parents are happy with the arrangement as their children are getting offline classes even during the pandemic lockdown.