Three government middle schools (GMSs) were inaugurated by parliamentary secretary, IPR, R. Tohanba at Chessore B on May 10, and at Waphur and Sukiur B on May 11 under Shamator sub-division as chief guest.
Tohanba said the up-gradation of GMS has been a long dream for students and people of these villages and appreciated the officials of school education department, chief minister of Nagaland, Neiphui Rio in particular who is also the president of State Mission Authority (SMA) and minister for school education Nyiewang Konyak for making the dreams come true.
He requested students and the gathering to co-operate with the officials of school education for smooth functioning of GMS and also for improvement and growth of the school.
Tohanba stated that education should begin at home and urged parents to guide and encourage their children to attend the classes.
He also explained that under Right to Education Act, every child under the age 6 to 14 years should be given free compulsory education, adding parents who could not afford the fees should send their children to school without any worry.
Tohanba expressed that development was for all, and asserted that DAN government has brought all round development and progress to Eastern Nagaland including school up gradation and road connectivity to different villages.
He requested the Eastern Nagas to see for themselves the various development activities taking place under the leadership of Neiphiu Rio and sought continues support of the people.
Additional director IPR, Pausui Zeliang, who accompanied the parliamentary secretary, said students should compete with one another to achieve the desired goals adding the competition spirit should be encouraged at early stage in today’s competitive world.
DIS, Shamator, Chubanungla encouraged students to respect teachers and parents and teacher to work with dedication, love and care.
ADC, Shamator also called upon the gathering to co-operate with the government for the uplift of the area.
According to official bulletin, Tohanba also inspected the mid-day-meal provided by GMS, Chessore after the formal inauguration of the school. Various public leaders and village elders also spoke at the function. Tohanba was also accompanied by various government officials from Shamator sub-division and public leaders.