Wednesday, October 5, 2022

School Education dept trying to reform steadily: Sukhalu


IOC fetes HSLC 2022 top 75 girl students

Advisor school education and SCERT, KT Sukhalu, admitted that the department of school education has committed many errors in the past, whether intentional or not, but maintained that the department was trying to reform steadily.
Speaking at the function of ‘Medha Chatravriti Scholarship 2022’ sponsored by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd to the first 75 girl toppers of the HSLC examination 2022 at capital convention centre here Thursday coinciding with the IndianOil Day, Sukhalu said department would take time to clear up the many issues. He, however, exuded confidence that the future generation would find better to work in the department and would not be one amongst those serving ultimatums.
Stating that education department receives maximum number of ultimatums, the advisor said education was the foundation towards growth and therefore all efforts would be made to ensure that system gets better.
Observing that with the current result outcome, where girls were exceedingly doing better than boys, Sukhalu said girls would one day become the masters. He, therefore, urged them not to lose their focus, but dream big to become a leader and a responsible citizen. With so many career options these days, Sukhalu cautioned the girl toppers to be wise in picking the choices and not to dampen their future. Further, the advisor reminded them not to get carried away by the criticisms on social media. He also advised them not to get addicted to mobile phone, but remain focused on their studies. Thanking the IOC for acknowledging and felicitating the 75 girl toppers, the advisor said that the sponsorship was a real moral boost for the toppers.
In his brief address, IOC Dimapur depot deputy general manager Huwuto Sema, said that 75 girl toppers were picked commemorating 75 years of Indian Independence under CSR.
Altogether, 2475 girls from 32 education board would be receiving the scholarship amounting to about Rs. 2.47 Cr across the country, Sema said.
He said the initiative was one amongst many CSR activities by IOC to ensure that meritorious students did not discontinue their studies owing to financial issues.
At the programme, NBSE chairman Asano Sekhose delivered welcome address while secretary school education and SCERT Limawabang Jamir proposed vote of thanks.
IOC team also demonstrated safe use of gas on the occasion.
Commissioner secretary school education Kevileno Angami, principal director school education Thaveseelan K, director school education Wonthungo Tsopoe, other senior government officials, parents of the girl toppers and others attended the function.