Teachers from community schools in Waling have contributed to the relief fund set up by Waling municipality.
Teachers from 80 community schools and technical school on Tuesday handed over a cheque amounting to over Rs 1.53 million to Waling mayor Dilip Pratap Khand and deputy mayor Kalpana Tiwari to deposit the amount to the municipality-instituted fund.
Nepal Teachers’ Association district chapter president and Ranabeer Janahit secondary school Principal Laxmi Prasad Regmi said the teachers also made their contributions to the fund with intrinsic motivation to join hands to the fight against deadly coronavirus.
The teachers from the secondary level or equivalent contributed their five-day salary while other teachers donated salary equivalent to their three-day salary to the fund. Regmi shared.
Association central member and principal of Purnamreet Bhawani secondary school Parshuram Lamsal said the teachers extended their contributions adhering to the state policy to address the crisis resulted from the global pandemic.
Mayor Khand expressed his happiness over the proactive contributions of teachers to the relief fund despite their engagement in the prevention and control of the deadly virus.
“We would best utilize the teachers’ contributions to combat against the coronavirus”, Khand pledged.