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Nyeiwang inaugurates GHS, Mon
Published on 9 Nov. 2010 12:21 AM IST
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Minister for school education and SCERT, Nagaland Nyeiwang Konyak formally inaugurated the upgradation of government middle school, Manjong to government high school, Manjong Mon town on November 8. Gracing the occasion as chief guest, the minister called upon teachers to provide quality education to students.
He said in order to achieve quality education teachers should be well trained and qualified and asked all adhoc teachers to undergo training at DIET and complete B. Ed course within five years, failing which, he said their service would be terminated.
Maintaining that all powers were transferred to Village Education Committee under communitization, he urged VECs of the district to check the performance of teachers and see that no proxy teachers were entertained.
He also asked the VEC to report if any teacher was entertaining proxy teachers to the authority for necessary action.
Enumerating various programmes of department launched under RMSA and SSA, he said Konjong High School, Mon Town and United Christian High Schools, Naginimora have been upgraded to higher secondary level and felt the need of opening new private college to accommodate the poor students for further studies.
Nyeiwang informed that GHS, Tizit and GHS, Aboi would be upgraded to higher secondary school.
Emphasizing on Right to Education Act, Nyeiwang said under the Act, all children between 6 to 14 years would be given free and compulsory education both in government and private schools, adding, legal action be initiated to any schools denying admission to any child.
He also appealed to students and parents to enroll their children and avail the opportunity provided by government.
SDO Civil, Mon Sadar, Hiazu Meru in his short speech lauded the efforts of the minister and WEC in up-grading the school.
Stressing on quality education in the district, he urged teachers to rededicate their teaching profession and inculcate moral values and disciplines in schools besides academic teaching.
He also challenged students and teachers that government schools are not 2nd or 3rd class institutions if one looks at the education policies of government.
According to official bulletin, a memorandum was also submitted to the chief guest.
The highlights of the function were special numbers and Taekwondo demonstration by students. Bongnao, ex-MLA also spoke at the occasion. With this up-gradation Mon district would have two Government High Schools.

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