GUWAHATI, June 29 - As part of their social responsibility programme, students of NPS International School, Guwahati today released over 1,000 fingerlings in various community fisheries at Bakarapara village under Rani development block. Fishery experts accompanying the students also educated the local populace, especially the youths, on the different aspects of pisciculture.
The fingerlings of different species were released in presence of the villagers, especially the youths, leading citizens of the locality and the headmaster of Bakarapara LP School Phisenjit Swargiary.
NPS International School has adopted Bakarapara village as a model village under its long-term development programme named �NPS International School & Bakarapara Village, A Socio-economic Development Initiative�.
As part of this initiative, the management of the school distributes various items, namely books, clothes, shoes, items relating to the health and hygiene of the villagers etc., during various programmes organised in the village from time to time.
Soon after release of the fingerlings in the community fisheries in the village, the unemployed youths of the village were also given knowledge on fisheries and career on pisciculture.
Addressing the local youths, founder and chairman of NPS International School reiterated the school�s commitment to improving the socio-economic condition of the village.
�This is not the first time. The representatives of the management of the school are visiting the village frequently and distributing various materials not only among the school children, but also among the villagers,� said Ila Kachari, an elderly woman of the village.