Education should not only focus on providing literacy, but also help the children to reach their full potential and enter society as full and productive citizens. Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister, Shri Karam Shyam stated this during the Annual School Day Function of Trinity Public School at Mongshangei, Imphal West.
Addressing the function as the Chief Guest, the Minister said that, to make the young students a better citizen of the State, the teachers and the guardians have a big role to play. He said, children must be motivated in learning new knowledge, discipline and to develop their moral character. He urged the teachers of the School to be the perfect role model for the young students so that they turn into a fine human being.
Speaking as the Guest of Honour, Dr. RK. Lenin Singh, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, RIMS said that, teachers should not only help students in scoring good marks but also identify and nurture their hidden talents. Highlighting the benefits of physical fitness among students, Dr RK. Lenin said that, it is unfortunate that some of the Schools do not have enough open space for physical activities.
President of the function, Shri Wangkhemcha Shamjai, President All Manipur Working Journalist Union (AMWJU) lauded the Principal, teachers and the staffs of Trinity Public School for making the school premises into Plastic Free Zone and said it is a good way to educate the young children on the harmful effects of plastic in the environment. He also encouraged the teachers to continue with their effort to turn the young students into a better citizen.
Speaking as the Guest of Honour, Khoisnam Sarma Devi, SP Traffic Control Wing, Imphal City gave the students valuable lessons on traffic safety and said the Police and Traffic police are friend of the people to enforce laws for safety of the public. As part of the function, prizes were given to the meritorious and successful students of the school on HSLC examination 2017. Students, teachers and parents/guardians attended the function. (DIPR)