Bhalla for world education standards in the state institutions
The Minister was addressing students, staff and parents at the annual day function of R M College of Education, Chowadhi in Sainik Colony, here today.
Chairman of the College Rameshwar Mengi, Commissioner, Bharat Scouts and Guides I D Soni, Associate Professor Department of Geography R P Sharma, Director CDC University of Jammu, Rajive Gupta, Prof. G Pathsarthy, Principal P K Dhar besides students, parents, teaching and non-teaching staff members were present on the occasion.
The students of the college also presented a colorful cultural programme which was highly appreciated by the audience.
Bhalla asked the teachers to impart quality education to the students so that they can compete at national and international levels. He said such type of functions not only provide platform to the students to exhibit their hidden talent, but also intimate them with the culture and rich heritage of the State. He asked the students to take part in co-curricular activities side by side academic education for their overall personality development.
Listing the measures taken by the Government in facilitating the teachers and students fraternities, the Minister informed that the work on prestigious teachers’ Bhawan and state-of-the-art auditorium was going on war-footing at Govt Girls High School Ghandinagar at an estimated cost of Rs. 14 crore. He said the twin projects will facilitate teachers and students in conducting extracurricular activities in a systematic manner and provide accommodation to the teachers of far off areas visiting the winter capital for official purposes.
Bhalla informed that 19000 sq ft area auditorium would be fully air-conditioned with facilities for projector room, toilet, dressing room and VIP room, adding on the completion of auditorium, the schools of Gandhi Nagar and its adjoining areas would be able to arrange annual day functions, seminars, symposium, debating contests besides craft melas, and exhibitions etc on nominal fee.
The Minister said the Government was making all out efforts to upgrade the educational infrastructure across the State by opening and upgrading scores of schools. He said the Central Government has recently introduced a scheme Rashtriya Madayamic Shiksha Abhiyan, under which Union Education Ministry has approved 69 schools in the State for upgradation at a cost of Rs. 37 lakh each. He said aim of the Government is to promote literacy in every nook and corner of the State, adding that scores of schools were opened especially in remote and far-off areas to achieve this goal He asked the teachers to remain regular in schools and provide quality education to the students so that they become good citizen of the country. He said the Government institutions have good infrastructure as compared to private schools adding the teachers of government schools are experienced and well qualified.
Bhalla also released college magazine titled ‘Dev Disha’.
On the occasion, the Minister distributed certificates and mementos among the meritorious students who brought laurels for college in academic, extra-curricular activities during 2009-10 sessions.
Earlier, at Bhawani Vihar in Trikuta Nagar, Bhalla inspected the ongoing road widening work of link road, involving an estimated cost of Rs. 5 lakh.
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