Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein and Parliamentary Secretary for Planning & Investment, Chau Zingnu Namchoom joined the teaching community in Teacher’s day celebration today. The day was celebrated in a befitting manner at Govt Higher Secondary School at Namsai and Mahadevpur to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr S Radhakrishnan, the 2nd President of India.
Attending as Chief Guest on both the places, Mein said that he is very unhappy with the performance of the Secondary & Higher Secondary Schools in the CBSE Board Examinations in the passing academic session. He urged the teachers to introspect and analyzed on such occasion and to come out with solutions and bring improvement in the result from the next academic session. Saying that we are here to pay our honour and respect to the teachers for their contributions and unmatched service in building the society and shaping the career of the students. However, he expressed dismay on the current scenario of the district as the young boys are found less interests in studies and addicted to the unwanted substances like drugs. He asserted that education and drug addiction is the grave concern of Namsai District today. He called upon the teachers to rededicate themselves and take up the responsibilities with a new zeal and mission. He also advised the students to respect & honour the teachers and build good relations with the teachers. He urged to maintain the traditions of Guru-Shishya relations in order to bring improvement in the education system.
He suggested to held monthly examinations in every class and submit the report to the DDSE and to the Directorate of Education for monitoring. He also announced to award the performing teachers based on their results from the next Teacher’s Day onwards. Mein also highlighted the measures taken by the State govt to bring improvement in the education system such as abolition of no-detention policy, rationalisation of teacher’s transfer & posting and introduction of smart classes in schools, etc.
Chau Zingnu Namchoom spoke on the role of teachers for creating responsible citizens and good human beings saying that we celebrate this day to acknowledge the hard work put in by teachers in shaping the future generations and in recognition of their contributions towards development.
He lauded the efforts of the Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, who has a fatherly figure for the Namsai district in bringing all round development to all the three constituencies of Namsai District. He said that Namsai has become an educational hub and development centre today all because of his initiatives. He informed that Namsai falls in the third place from the bottom in the state in terms of poor results in CBSE board exams and urged the teachers to revamp and work hard to bring good results from this year’s academic session.
Speaking on the occasions, Deputy Commissioner Namsai, R K Sharma said we must observed Teacher’s Day every year with a purpose to bring improvement in quality of education which should be visible in the results in order to make the observation of Teacher’s Day meaningful.
On the occasion, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein announced to provide fund for construction of School Auditorium and renovation of Namsai Higher Secondary School and also for extension of school buildings of Mahadevpur Higher Secondary School.
At Namsai, 106 Govt & Private schools under Namsai Constituency were felicitated by the Parliamentary Secretary, Chau Zingnu Namchoom and the Namsai District Administration with Certificate of Appreciation which was given away by the dignitaries.
At Mahadevpur, all the schools under Lekang Constituency and teachers that will be attaining superannuation within this year were felicitated by the Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein and the District Administration. Meritotious teachers of Lekang Constituency were also felicitated in the function.
On the occasion, the dignitaries paid floral tribute to the portrait of Dr S Radhakrishnan and the teachers and students presented songs and delivered speech on the life of Dr S Radhakrishnan and Teacher’s Day.
Two minutes silence was also observed to pay condolence to Jomde Kena, Minister of Health & Family Welfare and prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.