Governor urges citizens to adopt govt schools
Dimapur, March 28 (EMN): Dwelling on the education system in the State, Governor PB Acharya said education is on the top of his priority list adding that his wife, Kavita Acharya, MA, B.Ed, has adopted Officers Hill Middle School in Kohima where she teaches students once a week as an honorary guest teacher.
‘Our educated ladies who are housewives can come forward to share their empowerment in government schools to add value and strengthen the academic system by taking up one subject like Maths, Science, English etc as honorary guest teachers, Raj Bhavan statement said quoting the Governor.
Governor observed that in the last three years, government schools in the State have rarely produced rank holders and strongly felt that it is time to change the trend. Stating that the strength of the chain lies in its weakest link, the Governor appealed to all educated housewives, retired government servants and any person empowered in education from all parts of the State to consider adopting government schools by taking proper permission from the authority and help students in particular and the society as a whole.
‘Giving back and sharing should be the first lesson of an educated and spiritual person,’ he added.
Governor felt that this voluntary mission could contribute greatly to the school education sector of the State if adopted into a trend by like-minded educated people.
Guv to address Indo-Japan development w’shop
Dimapur, March 28 (EMN): Governor PB Acharya will deliver the valedictory address at the workshop on ‘India-Japan partnership for economic development in NER’ on March 30 at Kaziranga, Assam.
The workshop endeavours to discuss opportunities and challenges for India and Japan cooperation in the NER. The workshop is in continuation of the workshop on a similar theme that was organised by the same institution in January 2016 at Dimapur, Nagaland, a Raj Bhavan press release said.
The Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) and Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA) are jointly organising the workshop on ‘India Japan partnership for economic development in NER’ on March 29 and 30.