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Gov. congratulates Greenwood students in making genset-powered car

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By EMN Updated: Sep 14, 2018 11:09 pm
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PB Acharya with the principal, teacher in-charge and students of the Greenwood Higher Secondary School of Dimapur at Raj Bhavan in Kohima on Friday.

Dimapur, Sep. 14 (EMN): The governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya congratulated Jason Whuorie, Kekhriezhazo Rino, Limatemjen N Jamir, and Keneikhriezo Sanchu of Greenwood Higher Secondary School, Dimapur, who made a genset-powered car for their school science exhibition. He also donated INR one lakh to the school for institution of awards.

An update received from Raj Bhavan stated that the four students led by their principal, Uttam Basak and project guide, Sukumar Pradhan called on the governor at Raj Bhavan in Kohima on Sep. 14.

The governor appreciated the inquisitiveness and skill of the students that led the team to develop the indigenous cart automobile and stated that they were now part of “Skill India”, which is a dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that science exhibitions help in bringing out hidden talents of students and create more awareness on science, technology and engineering. The scientific knowledge gained through participating is another outstanding benefit of science exhibitions, he added.

He encouraged the students to continue working hard and be ready to use their knowledge for the development of the state. He also enlightened them on the various schemes and programmes of the government that they could benefit from and urged them to be nodal agents in disseminating such information to the targeted beneficiaries as well.

The Governor appreciated the principal and teachers of the school for the encouragement and support given to the students.

He hoped that the school would continue to encourage and support students to come up with innovative and novel ideas to strengthen Nagaland in particular and India in general.

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By EMN Updated: Sep 14, 2018 11:09:09 pm