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Mon DPDB honor toppers, schools
Correspondent MON, JUNE 22 (NPN):
Published on 23 Jun. 2011 12:53 AM IST
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Mon district planning & development board (DPDB) on Wednesday, felicitated the top ten toppers of HSLC result 2011, and schools that are performing well in the district at its monthly meeting held on June 22 at DC’s conference hall, Mon.
The programme was chaired by minister for forest, environment, ecology & wildlife and excise and chairman DPDB, Mon M.C. Konyak.
Konyak distributed `10,000 each along with certificates to the top ten toppers of the district; `5000 each to eight best schools and `3000 each to the best five performing schools in the district.
Konyak congratulated the students and the educational institutions for their performance in the recently conducted HSLC - 2011, and appealed to the students, teachers and the institutions to include healthy competitions for human development in the district.
Informing that Mon district has the lowest literacy rate in the state, he said students and teachers should take this as a challenge with a positive attitude.
He also vied that the performance of students especially in government schools in the district was improving in the recent years.
Deputy commissioner, Mon Dinesh Kumar, IAS in his short speech said the purpose of organizing felicitation programme was to recognize and encourage students and schools in the district to improve the literacy rate of the district keeping in mind that human development would boost social economic development of the district, which was lacking.
In his appeal to the education department, Konyak Students Union (KSU) and Konyak Union (KU), the DC these groups should ensure that all children avail free elementary education and impart awareness on education to the mass.
He also sensed the need for excellent performance from government schools since government teachers were by far more trained and qualified than private school teachers.
While delivering a brief report on the performance of the HSLC 2011 in the district, DEO Mon said there was a sign of improvement compared to the previous years, and urged parents to extend cooperation and support the authority to impart quality education to their children.
Further, the board recommended grand in aid to Manlem School, Lengha village; Baptist High Schools Monyakshu; Angjong Mission High School, Mon; St. John School, Aboi and Little Flower School, Mon.
The board had a lengthy discussion on the improvement of the road between Namtola to Mon and removal of thatch houses and compulsory construction of CGI Sheet roofing in the district headquarters Mon.
Parliamentary secretary for youth resource & sports and land revenue, Naiba Konyak and Chairman Marcofed and MLA, C.L. John also attended the programme, beside principals, head masters and teachers of various schools in the district.

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