Teachers honoured, feted for contribution to education

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 9/5/2019 10:47:35 AM IST

Various schools, colleges and organisations celebrated Teachers’ Day across the state with special programmes on September 5 to honour the teachers. 

Mokokchung: The 58th Teachers’ Day celebration was conducted at Town Hall, Mokokchung on Thursday. 

The programme was organised by Ao Students’ Conference (AKM) and graced by minister of Higher and Technical Education and Tribal Affairs, Temjen Imna Along as special guest. 

In his speech, Temjen Imna called upon the teachers to rededicate and reminded them of their great responsibilities in moulding the future leaders of the society. 

The minister also expressed concern on the practice of proxy teachers and said that such trend should be stopped. He further called for a strong and robust economically independent society so that the state could become at par with the rest of the country. 

Earlier in the programme, presentation of awards for district teachers and Educational Forum of Mokokchung (EFoM) were given away to the awardees. 

The programme also witnessed various presentations by different school students to mark the occasion. A special prayer for teachers was offered by pastor, Sungkomen Baptist Church, Rev. O. Yashi Jamir. 

Meanwhile, in another programme organised at GMS Longzung, the “3rd Immakmangyang Award” was awarded to Sashikaba, teacher of Government Primary School of Mongta, Chuchuyimlang. 

The programme was hosted by the School Management Committee (SMC) of Chuchuyimlang and graced by Deputy Mission Director SSA, Talitemsu Jamir as special guest.

While addressing the teachers, the special guest lauded the noble initiative of Education committee, family members of late Immakmangyang, village council, church and all the stake holders for acknowledging the service rendered by the teachers. 

Talitemsu also asked the teachers to self evaluate, constantly and learn new methods/techniques to impart quality and practical education. Welcome address was delivered by SMC chairman, Pangjunglemba and the elucidation of the award was highlighted by former VEC chairman I Lanu. Special acts were presented by the students of GMS Longzung, GPS Impang and GPS Mongta. 


DIMAPUR: Dimapur District Common Teacher's Day celebration was held at Holy Cross Higher Secondary School on September 5 with DC Dimapur, Kevekha Kevin Zehol as guest of honour.

Addressing the gathering, DC reminded the teachers to lead by examples and to dedicate to the service they were called for, saying that there cannot be a bigger happiness than to see the achievements and the generation that they help shaped, which will also give solace in their reminiscent days as when they retired from the active service.

He further asked the students to respect and thank their teachers by showing more obedience and by bringing laurels to make them proud. He also gave away the certificates to the recipient's of teachers’ award.

Earlier, welcome address was delivered by DEO Dimapur, R. Amongla Jamir. 

Following are the winners: Kaholi V. Chishi, G/T, GHSS, Dimapur; Asola Zungkum, G/T, GHS, Burma Camp; T. Temsunaro Jamir, G/T, GHS, Lengrijan; Yogentra Pradap Singh, G/T, GHS, Hindi Institute Dimapur; Tonika Yepthomi, G/T, GHS, Diphupar B; Jelitoli Swu, PGT, GHSS, Chumukedima; Thejaselie Savino, G/T, GHSS, Chumukedima; Imtijungla, G/T, GMS, Signal Angami; Inakhu Chishi, P/T, GMS, Sematilla;  Hoshei Zhimo, P/T, GMS, Chekiye;  P. Mayangnaro Walling, P/T, GPS, Sunito; Vikugha Chishi, GMS, Niuland;  Gopal Chhetri, Vision Home HSS; Naorem Memtombi Devi, Zakiesato Memorial HSS; Patricia Zhimomi, Teacher, CHSS;  John Cruz Toppo, Teacher, St.Mary HSS; I. Wapanginla Imchen, Teacher, St. John Hr. Sec. Residential School;  Talirenla, Teacher, MGM HSS; Tilraj Pradhan, Sr. Teacher, St.John School Diphupar B; Bidyut Chakrabarti, Asst.Teacher, Little Star HSS and Nath Kumari Sharma, Teacher, Lorna's High School.

DNSU: A combined Teachers Day celebration programme was organised by Diphupar Naga Student’s Union (DNSU) for the schools and colleges under its jurisdiction on September 5, at Diphupar village local ground. 

Addressing the gathering as the special guest, CEO, IDAN, Alemtemshi Jamir stated that Teachers Day was a day to reflect on the roles of the teachers in shaping the society. 

He said some people believed that school system was outdated. They believed that education was “uncomfortably outdated globally”, and commodity and the present system was based on memorization of information, where information were at the fingertips, he said.  

However, Jamir said with the changes taking place, there was need to restructure the schools and colleges and the teaching method. He pointed out that schools and teachers were needed to build human values, such as honesty, integrity, punctuality, how to live together in society, and above all, to love God. He viewed that such qualities could never be taught by virtual and artificial intelligence world. 

Earlier, the programme was chaired by Neivinuo Dzüvichü and welcome address delivered by president, DNSU, N Pitovi Achumi. 

Teachers were felicitated by DNSU and also dedicatory prayer for the teachers was offered by pastor, TBCD, Rev. Candid Sarreo. 

Speeches on behalf of the students were delivered by Tunato Sumi of CMHSS and Nilokali of GMS (Ao), while Subhadeep Chaterjee of EMRS and principal, GHSS, T Kalivi Yepthomi, delivered on behalf of the teachers.     (Staff Reporter)

Wokha: Wokha district also celebrated the day at Tiyi Hall, Wokha with SDO (C) Ajit Kumar Verma as special guest. District award for the year 2019 were awarded to following teachers: Tek Bhadur of Springdale School, Francis Reben Kikon of Isaiah Ability School, S. Mhabeni Ezung of Mt. Sinai School. Satish Chandra Tiwari GHS Sungro, Lithungo Lotha of GHS Nyiro while Thungjamo Lotha of Isaiah Ability School was given financial assistance.

Peren: Teachers day programme was held at town hall Peren with special guest SDO (civil) Peren, Rahul Mali. On the occasion, three teachers received awards, namely Nenthing PT GMS Ahthipung, Kwerangchung Thou GT GHS, Heningkunlwa and Paunamdile Nang GT GHSS Peren. Students from different schools performed various exciting activities. 

Kiphire: In Kiphire, the programme was held at Hopongkyu Memorial Hall with deputy commissioner Kiphire, Sarita Yadav as the guest of honour. Kiphire district teachers’ award 2019 was given to L. Tsulongthong, GT of Government Higher Secondary School Pungro; Dhamendra Singh, GT Government High School Longmatra; T.Tsapichamla, PT Government High School; Yangphi& G. Jeviholi Swu, assistant teacher Agape School Kiphire. 

Mon: The programme was held at council hall, Mon town with ADC Mon, Hiazu Meru as the guest of honour. He extended congratulations to all the 16 Mon district teachers day awardees. Speech on behalf of the awardees was delivered by C. Ngepngam P/T, GHSS Mon. 

Tuensang: Teachers’ Day celebration was held at GHSS auditorium Tuensang organized by the Confederation of Chang Students’ Union (CCSU) with DC Tuensang Mohammed Ali Shahib, as chief guest. CCSU Cultural Troupe and Gabriel Ministry Tuensang both entertained the event with folk fusion and an act.

17 teachers were awarded with the teachers district awards 2019: H. Paul GT GHS Angangba, I. Imsuyangla Hindi teacher GHS Chaba, Hycha Sangtam GT GHS Chari, S. Jemom Lam PGT GHSS Tuensang, Thsachemse GT St Joseph School Noksen, Kakoli Purkayashtha GT St John Hr. Sec School, L. Sentijungla GT Wela Foundation, I. Lipongse Sangtam PT GMS Trongar-A, S. Temsu Sangtam PT GMS Lanutemjen, Akhang Chang PT GPS Sedem Tuensang village, Bendangyanger Chang PT GPD Haak, T. PokoiKhiamniungan PT GPS Noklak, Suthiu Khiamniungan PT GPS Langnok, T. Busham GT GMS Nokyan, Ramesh Mishra GT GSS Shamator and T Asnagla Yimchunger PT GMS Shamator-A.

Jalukie: Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Jalukie town celebrated the day at GHSS auditorium by organising various activities. On the occasion, special presentations were also given to the teachers by the students.

GHSS Zunheboto: Teachers day was celebrated at Government Higher Secondary School, Zunheboto with DC, Peter Lichamo as special guest. According to DIPR report, Peter Lichamo in his speech exhorted the teachers to continue giving their best efforts and also emphasized on the need of having love, care and concern for the students. He requested the teachers to be punctual and regular in their duties as students will always follow their footsteps. 

GPS ‘B’ Shamator: Government Primary School (GPS) 'B' Shamator, school children presented special number thanking teachers on the occasion.

BHSS Dimapur: Bethesda Higher Secondary School (BHSS) celebrated the day with M. K. Money, retired principal, BHSS as special guest. Earlier, the day was celebrated for nursery to Class-6, and main function was held with students of classes 7 to 12. Chairman of the school, Rev. Moses Murry expressed gratitude to the teachers for their love and sacrifice in moulding the children.

PMS Padumpukhuri: Pine Mount School (PMS) Padumpukhuri Dimapur observed the day with cultural programme and tribute to teachers by the students. Headmaster of the school addressed the function and explained the significance of the day.

PTCSU: Phek Town Chakhesang Students Union (PTCSU) held combined Teachers Day programme in collaboration with district education office, at Phek town hall with DC Phek, Sachin Jaiswal as the guest speaker. DEO, Nuchisalu Khesoh announced the district teachers award to nine teachers which were conferred by DC Phek. The recipients were Vevosheyi Vese (Bishop Abraham Memorial Schol Phek), Neiwepe-u Mero (Christian Mission Higher Secondary School Phek), Vesonu (New Creation School, Sekrezu), Sckaria C.V. (Govt. High School, Yoruba), Thowesie (Govt. High School, Kamaleah), M. Veto Nienu (Govt. Primary School, Upper Khomi), Rhoshutho (Govt. Primary School, Meluri Town), Neipezu Ritse (Govt. Primary School, Pfutsero), Ranju Chetri (Govt. Higher Secondary School, Phek).

CHSS Dimapur: Christian Higher Secondary School (CHSS) Dimapur celebrated the day with Nchumbemo Ngullie, prosecuting inspector Nagaland Police, a CHSS alumnus at CHSS Dimapur covenant hall. 

CMHSS Dimapur: Christina Memorial Higher Secondary School (CMHSS) celebrated the day with O. Alem, chief patron, IPS Retd., who handed over the “Teacher of the Year Trophy” to Marjungla Jamir. 

MGMHSS Dimapur: M.G.M. Higher Secondary School celebrated the day with speeches, dance, song and skit presented by students. Prize was distributed to all the teachers from St. Thomas Mission Society and MGM School. 

SPHSS Dimapur: St. Paul Higher Secondary School celebrated Teachers Day by organizing various activities by the students.

PVHSS Dimapur: The Teachers Day programme at Pranab Vidyapith Higher Secondary School (PVHSS), Dimapur was graced by Swami Chinmayanandaji, secretary of school. Students of Vidyapith performed various programmes for the teachers. 

SJHSRS Dimapur: St. John Higher Secondary Residential School (SJHSRS) on the occasion presented a folk fusion by class 12 boys, highlighting the diverse culture of Nagaland. Various dances ranging from Bollywood to K-pop were presented by students.

SMC Dimapur: Sakus Mission College (SMC) in collaboration with DDLSA celebrated the day with legal awareness drive. Other highlights included dances, songs and a one act play titled “Refund” by the Dramaclub, SMC. 

LCD Blue Vanda: Lions Club of Dimapur Blue Vanda celebrated Teachers Day by felicitating seven teachers of St. Marys Hr Sec School Dimapur at Latika Complex.

IWCD: Members of Inner Wheel Club of Dimapur (IWCD), celebrated the occasion at Lewis Academy, Dimapur. Eight teachers of the school were awarded and token of love were given to all 17 teachers of the school. The children presented cultural programme. 

PGC IQAC: Peren Government College (IQAC), IQAC visited the government primary school (GPS), Peletkie village, as part of its community service and extension programme.

RCSTA: Razeba Cluster Schools Teachers’ Association (RCSTA) celebrated the day at Razeba Government High School, with Deo Nukhu, ex-minister as guest speaker. Tsasoli Tara, G/T, GHS Razeba, Rokovi Zholia, A/T, GHS Razeba and Rebecca Nukhu, P/T, GPS ‘A’ Zhavame were honoured with the  RCSTA Best Teachers Award 2019. The programme was entertained with presentations from the students of all the seven Schools in Razeba range.

Phek Battalion: Phek Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) celebrated the occasion at Assam Rifles Public School, Phek.  The children of the school performed various activities and teachers and staff were felicitated. 

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