“Education is a very important aspect of our life but co curricular activities also matter. It is through such activity a student develop their inner talents like, creativity, public speaking skills, leadership quality and many more are discovered’ said MLA Tapuk Taku. He speaking as the chief guest in the inaugural ceremony of 10th Annual college day celebration of Government Model College, Seppa at Wessang on Monday.
“Annual day celebration is a medium to improve the learning experience of students as it provides interaction, exchange of ideas, culture and integrity among the students,” Taku said.
He requested the students to concentrate on study and such co curricular activities, rather wasting time and heard earned money of parents in drugs, alcohol and other harmful toxic substance.
“This is the crucial period of your life when you make decisions to choose your career options,” Taku said while requesting the students to refrain from indulging in any association and unions.
Taku said that participation in annual celebration activity brings an individual a host of personal benefits and sense of belonging. Such activity will provide an experience to the individual that is always deeply moving, he added.
He also requested the students to discourage and voice against the land compensation in any development work and asked to make the best positive use of RTI.
Meanwhile, he also assured to work out every possibility to construct a multi purpose auditorium for the college as demanded by the students in the memorandum submitted.
East Kameng Social Welfare and Culture Organization (EKSWCO) chairman Dahey Sangno while addressing the students informed that the organization is much closely associated with the college and other education institution in the district for the overall academic improvement and infrastructure development.
He said that the organization is delivering all efforts in the greater interest of education sector. Under the EKSWCO, it was possible to revive the Eklavya school at Bana.
“We are representing the people aspirations, dreams and culture of the district. By eradicating social evils and transforming livelihood,” he said while informing that the district will soon witness District culture museum, recreational park.
Eco park sanctioned for the district under the guidance of team East Kameng is a dream project for the welfare of our people, he added.
Highlighting the dark side of early marriage, Sangno requested the students, especially the girls to fight against it. He asked the students to use the social media platform cautiously for constructive ideas. Rather posting personal irrelevant problems which creates misunderstanding and conflict between two.
“Education is not enough, skills and talents matter a lot to curb out unemployment,” Sangno said adding that one should have a clear goal and vision for a better future.
He also assured for every possible help from his end to build the college to a great institution for learning. He promised to contribute scholarship to the meritorious students of the college on the day.
Also speaking on the day, GMC, Principal Robin Hissang said that the distance education mode initiated in the college was a positive move to which many graduated in past.
Imparting education to the students, academic performance is our priority, he said while informing that the college has started career council cell.
He said that Taku had earlier announced Rs. 5 lakhs for those who qualify state civil service as an encouragement for the students of district.
He requested the study to make full effort to clear the civil service exam and make the district proud and also avail the scholarship announced by the Legislator.
Hissang also highlighted various academic achievement and areas that need to be taken care of in the college.