GANGTOK, November 24: Even as the majority of the Sikkim Legislators failed to attend the first day of the weeklong exclusive computer training, a few of them who made it today expressed the importance of learning fundamentals of computers in the 21st century.
Speaker, Sikkim Legislative Assembly KT Gyaltsen, who inaugurated the programme said, in the era of 21st century the knowledge of information technology is necessary. “I am sure the week long training will make the members of the Legislative Assembly sound on the basic knowledge of computer,” the Speaker added.
The State HRD Minister NK Pradhan on his part informed his counterparts that learning computers would be useful for them to monitor developmental activities in their respective constituencies. They could feed the relevant information in the computers.
The weeklong training is being organised by the department of information technology in coordination with the Assembly Legislators at SLA, Gangtok.
The Legislators, it is informed would be given hands on training on Computer Fundamental, Microsoft Word and Internet concept. This training programme is a sequel to the two days e-Governance Leadership Meet that was organized for the Sikkim Legislators at National Institute for Smart Governance, Hyderabad.