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Pioneer centre for education marks golden jubillee
Correspondent CHUCHUYIMLANG, Oct 29 (NPN):
Published on 30 Oct. 2010 12:12 AM IST
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Government High School Chuchuyimlang on Friday celebrated its golden jubilee at the school campus.
The celebration was graced by minister school education and SCERT Nyeiwang Konyak, and parliamentary secretary RD & REPA S. Pangnyu Phom as the chief guest and the guest of honour respectively.
Nyeiwang while delivering his speech, said the school was significantly one of the pioneer centres for education in the state, producing many senior officers and important personalities of the state.
Congratulating the villagers and village councils of Langpangkong range for their contribution towards the establishment of the school, Nyeiwang said students from neighboring districts of Mon, Tuensang and Longleng also benefited enormously from the school.
He said, “Many of them have become responsible policy makers and gazetted officers serving in various departments”.
Throwing a challenge to the parents, teachers and students of the school, he encouraged them to keep up the good image of the school and aim for greater academic excellence with value based education.
The chief guest also called upon the students to think positively and progress with a vision for the people and the state.
He said with modernization, the system of education was rapidly producing drastic changes and also elucidated on the various central programs like SSA and RMSA for development of elementary education.
He also expressed hope that with the enforcement of RTE Act, Nagaland state would soon be implementing the provisions laid in the Act.
Emphasizing on the topic of HIV and AIDS, the chief guest said high incidences of HIV and AIDS amongst the youth of Nagaland was a matter of serious concern.
Stating that “Sex education has a pivotal role to play”, he advised the students and the youth to say no to “unprotected sex” and “drugs”.
He also suggested “The best way to keep one-self away from these socially unacceptable habits is to get involved in constructive thoughts and activities”.
Earlier, in the program, parliamentary secretary S. Pangnyu Phom, also an alumnus of the school released the jubilee souvenir, followed bya brief speech.
Pangnyu in his speech encouraged the students to enjoy student life, at the same time, gather as much knowledge as possible.
Extending gratitude to the school for imparting education and for producing many good leaders, Pangnyu further encouraged the school to maintain the same bench mark of excellence, and hoped the school would continue to hold on to the same quality, devotion and duty towards education.
The main speaker at the celebration was Imkonglemba IAS, commissioner & secretary on the topic “Promises Destiny”. In his speech, he recounted how the Langpangkong Range was formed, besides sharing the history of the range.
He urged the gathering especially the range people to “look beyond” and added that the visions set 60 years ago by the pioneers of this school was yet to be achieved.
The program also witnessed presentation of short speeches by Nuklotoshi MLA and T. Sentichuba MLA.

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