Kohima,11 june:Minister for School Education Nyeiwang Konyak inaugurated three new GPS buildings constructed under S.S.A and upgradation of M.E. School at Samziuram village on 9th June 2008.
Exhorting the gathering Nyeiwang Konyak said that the Village Education Committee’s role is very important in safeguarding the school and giving guidance to teachers. He said that education is a global achievement, adding that every student should be allowed to participate in co curricular activities and sports. While stressing that the world is full of competition, Konyak stated that learning to only read and write and passing alone is not education. He disclosed that he was first the person from Mon district who passed BA from Gauhati University.
Minister for Planning & Coordination, Evaluation, Vety. & AH, Parliamentary Affairs T.R. Zeliang who was the guest of honour urged the teachers to rededicate themselves and render their services well. He said that the reason why some teachers are not respected today is because they go to the fields or go hunting rather than performing their duty of teaching their students. He said that it is the duty of the teachers to remove backwardness and bring up good students, adding ‘one big tree cannot make a forest’. He urged the villagers to guide and protect the school.
Mission Director SSA, Angau I. Thou highlighted the SSA programme which will go on till 2012. She requested the villagers elders to mobilize village fund for the schools, adding that 10 schools under Peren district will be provided computers sets under SSA. The function was chaired by Aluibe Iheilung, Chairman VEC. welcome song was presented by 3 Sector GPS students.
Invocation prayer was pronounced by Hudin Chawang, Pastor L.B.C. Ramheu Mpame Chairman, Samziuram village in his speech said that Samziuram is one of the biggest village under Peren District established in 1966 and has a population of about 5450. Introduction and presentation was given by Akhang, G.B, President Zeliangrong Baudi, paper presentation by Manuel VDB Secretary. Vote of thanks was pronounced by Paulus, Hd G.B and benediction by Kerugai Pastor S.B.C. Highlights of the day were cultural dance and Taekwondo demonstration. The chief guest was accompanied by Director, School Education, O.S.D. to Education Minister and heads of offices in Peren.