Thursday, September 29, 2022

Give your best for the growth of students, gov tells teachers

Governor of Nagaland, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi on Tuesday urged upon the teachers of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) to give their best for the growth and welfare of the school and to nurture and mould the students in spite of shortcomings.
According to a Raj Bhavan statement, the governor was speaking at an interaction programme with students and teachers of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Yakukie, Kohima.
Prof. Mukhi in his address said JNV Kohima has emerged as one of the prestigious schools in the state and has blossomed into a premier institution, imparting quality education to students.
He pointed out that the objective of education should be to excel as duty-conscious and decent citizens of India and advised the teachers and students to contribute to the growth of India.
Pointing out that there was no shortcut in learning, the governor encouraged the students by saying that “hard work and constant practice makes a man perfect”.
Presenting a brief introduction of JNV Kohima, principal, Prem Kumar Singh said it was a premier institution with residential and co-educational set-up in full compliance with norms and guidelines of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, an autonomous organisation under ministry of Education, Department of School Education & Literacy.
He said the vision of the Vidylaya was to provide good quality modern education including a strong component of culture, inculcation of awareness about the environment, activities and physical education.
Earlier, assistant commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, regional office, Shillong & custer in-charge Shillong, Aditya Prakash Singh delivered welcome address while a cultural show of Angami folk song and dance was presented by JNV students.
The programme concluded with an interaction with students and teachers of JNV.
16 Assam Rifles jawans awarded governor’s medals
Meanwhile, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi awarded governor’s gold and silver medals to 16 Assam Rifles jawans at an investiture ceremony of Assam Rifles at Raj Bhavan, Kohima on Tuesday.
Addressing the ceremony, Mukhi said Assam Rifles was the pioneer and the oldest paramilitary force of India, raised under the name Cachar Levy by the British in 1835 and the present name Assam Rifles had been in use since 1917.
The governor said Assam Rifles played an important role in the two World Wars and took a lead role in counter-insurgency operations, maintaining law & order and in disaster management, besides contributing to socio-economic development in far-flung areas.
He said the country required an effective deterrence through a strong defence force to preserve peace and appealed all to stay committed to peace, stability and prosperity.
He acknowledged the jawans for their selfless service and advised them to continue striving for excellence with professional zeal.
Earlier, Prof. Mukhi felicitated the recipients and gave Rs. 5,000 each as a token of appreciation. Seven jawans were presented governor’s gold medal and nine with the governor’s silver medal.
The programme concluded with vote of thanks from inspector general of Assam Rifles (North). Maj Gen Vikas Lakhera.

Prof. Jagdesh Mukhi with award recipients at the investiture ceremony of Assam Rifles.