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EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN RAVI IYER ASSURES UNIFORMS AND BOOKS ON TIME FOR NMMC SCHOOLS

nmmcDespite the election code of conduct, the NMMC Education Committee has assured timely distribution of books and uniforms to its students. While many felt that with the election code of conduct in force in the wake of Parliamentary elections, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) would not been able to place orders for new notebooks, school bags or uniforms, the NMMC Education Committee Chairman Ravi Iyer cleared the air stating that students of civic schools will get the timely delivery will be done of their uniforms and notebooks. Advertisements for bids were placed in the month of January and once the approval is received, within a month’s time department is expecting to distribute the books and uniforms. The NMMC education department has, however, procured six lacs textbooks from the state government’s textbook bureau for all its students hailing from under-privileged backgrounds. These books have already been distributed among students last week before the commencement of the new academic year but uniforms, notebooks, school bags and other essentials are awaited. With cameraperson Abhay Prasad, Sana Warsia for NMTV News.

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