ECDO has distributed education materials among the Manipuri, Patro and tea labor students through organizing four different programs. The programs were held at Alaibahar and Lackatoorah tea estate for Education Support Centre (ESC) students in Sylhet district and the program for Manipuri Language Centre (MLC) students’ held at Bhanubil Majhergaon and Mongalpur under Moulvibazar district. On 10th July in Sylhet Md. Abdul Muntakim, Assistant District Primary Education Officer (ADPEO) was present as chief guest. Mr. Dilwar Hussain, chairman of Khadimnagar Union Parishad (UP), Sylhet, Mr. Lakshmikanta Singh, Executive Director of ECDO, Raju Goala, President, Bangladesh Tea labor Union Sylhet valley were present as special guest in the program. The above education materials were provided to sixty indigenous students. And the program was held on 3rd August 2018.
And the last two Education materials distribution program were held for Manipuri Language Centre (MLC) students on 3rd August 2018 at Bhanubil Majhergaon & Mangalpur Manipuri Language Centre (MLC) in Moulvibazar district. Mr. Monindra Singha, Member of Adampur Union Parishad, Kamalgonj Upozila was present as chief guest in the program. Mr. Indrajit Singha, Manipuri poet and President of ECDO, Mr. Rajkumar Singha President of Bhanubil Majhergaon MLC management committee, Ms. Nongpoklai Sinha project coordinator of ECDO were present in the program.
It should be mentioned that among the ESC students ECDO provides School bag, note book, pen, wood pencil, eraser, ruler, sharpener etc. And for the MLC students ECDO provides Umbrella, note book, pen, wood pencil, eraser, ruler, sharpener etc. ECDO provides education materials to its one hundred fifty students. All students were very happy after getting these education materials and they have committed us to be more attentive in education.
ECDO provides this education materials under the project of `Promoting Education and Mother Tongue of Indigenous Children’ with support from HEI VERDEN Norway. ECDO is implementing the second phase of the project. We already finished our first phase of the project very successfully.