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Manipur government honours 8 teachers

By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 06, 2019 12:13 am

Our Correspondent
Imphal,Sep. 5 (EMN): On the ocassion of Teachers’ Day, Manipur goverment awarded eight teachers with state Teacher’s Award.
The awardees are Waikhom Ritabai Chanu, Arambam Rajmata Devi, Ayekpam Sangeeta Devi, Aribam Indubala Devi, Longjam Manglembi Devi, Hemam Rajen Singh, Hena Singsit and Mayanglambam Manglem Singh.

The state-level Teachers’ Day celebration was held under the agies of Education department in Imphal on Thursday.
Speaking on the ocassion, Chief Minister N. Berin Singh said the true essence of celebrating Teacher’s Day is to show gratitude, respect and recognition for their selfless sacrifice to nurture the pillars of the nation.
What we are today is because of the teachers, he added.

Maintaining that teachers should not encourage the students for agitations as the learning period for students are limited, he appealed the teachers to restrict the influence of unknown persons in groups to the students for taking part in agitations.

He said the state government will not hesitate to be at the forefront in dealing with issues which affects the interest of the state.

Expressing happiness for creating history in this year’s matriculation examination results, he said the government schools have recorded highest pass percentage 74.6 percent since the establishment of the state board in 1972.

Under the ‘School Fagathansi’ mission, pre-nursery classes will be opened in 60 identified schools across Manipur, the chief minister said.

The government iniatiated the mission with an aim to give renewed thrust towards the improvement of government schools both in terms of physical and manpower infrastructure in 60 assembly constituencies of the state, he said.

He informed that around 1000 drop-out students were readmitted to the government schools under ‘Lairik Tamhanlasi’ mission, which was launched to encourage the students enrolled in government schools by providing financial assistance for admission/tution fees,uniforms and books.

Education Minister Th Radheshyam said that teachers play a vital role in nation building and fulfilling the dreams and destiny of the students adding that there is no other noble profession than teaching.

He also informed that every school in the state will have ‘No School Bag day’ for class I-VIII on every Saturday to ensure that students shall be taught extracurricular activities, games and sports etc.

By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 06, 2019 12:13:40 am