Gangtok, Jan 12 (IPR)
Human Resource Development Department clarified that the department has never made any announcement of distribution of laptops during the Janata Mela nor have asked the students to come to Janata Mela with documents as mentioned in certain social media sites.
In press release Bhim Thatal, Director, Primary Education has rejected the false news on laptop distribution at Janta Mela.
HRDD has further informed that the Laptops shall be distributed in the respective schools for which no student has to bring any documents.
The schools have maintained the records of the students and on the basis of such documents already available in the schools and other institution, the laptops will be distributed.
Token distribution only will be done during the Janata Mela in the notified venues of Janata Mela. Respective districts and BAC offices will inform the schools and other institutions for the token distribution release added.
The HRDD has requested the students and the parents not to get carried away by such unauthorized communication so published in certain electronic media without any authentication from the concerned Department.
The HRDD has its own approved system of issuing press statements and making announcements officially release added.
The respective schools will inform the students about the official formalities. It is known to all that the schools and other institutes of education are on winter vacation at the present and the laptops shall be transported to their respective institutes once the institutes are open after the winter vacation.
The HRDD further informed about the distribution of post matric scholarship in merit and general categories to 1578 beneficiaries till the financial year 2016 that five each as token cheques shall be distributed in respective Janata Mela venues and the money for all the beneficiaries shall be transferred to their respective accounts through Direct Benefit Transfer method.