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HSLC, HSSLC toppers feted at Raj Bhavan
Published on 9 Jun. 2011 12:55 AM IST
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Toppers and rank holders of HSLC and HSSLC 2011 were felicitated with governor’s award at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday by state governor Nikhil Kumar.
The felicitation programme was organised by Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) where the top ten position holders of HSSLC science, arts and commerce streams and the top ten position holders of HSLC were awarded with merit certificates and cash at the function.
Speaking at the occasion, Nikhil expressed pleasure in seeing young boys and girls faring well in their exams stating the performances at the formative stage foretold their success in future careers ahead of them.
The Governor was happy to observe the confidence levels of the toppers, some aiming to become doctors, politicians etc. He stated that traits being exhibited by young people reflected the standards of education and character building of educational system and expressed desire to hear about progress of these young people in the courses of their future studies and careers that they embark on their life.
He also reiterated that Raj Bhavan has been inspiring students through felicitation and awards and hoped that elicitation function would be grander in the years to come to befittingly encourage the students.
He urged the toppers to ‘set your goal, aim high, be consistent and succeed in life’. Earlier, a short speech was delivered by the Principal, Pranab Vidyapith Higher Secondary School, Diampur. While congratulating the toppers, the principal expressed gratitude to the governor and NBSE for encouraging the institutions and students towards education and development for the state.
Secretary, Nagaland Board of School Education who chaired the function said the felicitation programme at Raj Bhavan began as an interaction opportunity with the then Governor of Nagaland Shyamal Dutta who encouraged the top rank holders. w
Later, cash awards to meritorious students was initiated and included by the former Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and which is still being continued.
Secretary NBSE thanked Governor Nikhil Kumar for his concern over the students of Nagaland.

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