Imphal, 15th January, 2018 (DIPR): Deputy Chief Minister Shri Yumnam Joykumar Singh has said that there is the need to impart importance of nature to the young minds to enable them to love nature and conserve it. He was speaking at the 20th Foundation Day Celebration of RUDA ACADEMY in Thoubal today.
Deputy Chief Minister said, the time has come to impart young minds not only basic education but also the importance of conserving nature as it has an indispensable relation with the living creations in this world. He said, although human bcin8 is the supreme creation, we the human beings should also love and respect other living creations. If we teach the young minds the importance of nature to our lives, then it can be conserved easily. he added.
On imparting formal education, Shri Joykumar Singh said, three basic steps as learning, understanding and application have to be followed. Although, teachers take the lead to teach students, parents are also equally responsible to convince their children at all the steps to learn. He appealed parents to spare time for their children and to co-operate with teachers as well.
National Awardee and Advisor to the Academy, Shri L. lbochou Singh said, modern education system imparts unlimited desires to the students. He said, parents have equal and inclusive responsibility in educating their children.
Brigadier Vivek Sharma. VSM, Group Commander NCC Group HQ. Imphal also spoke on the importance of imparting leadership quality to young students through NCC. He said, exposure being given to NCC Cadets mostly for leadership will contribute for the nation. He also lauded the effort made by the Academy in this direction.
Earlier, Deputy Chief Minister distributed prizes to the outstanding students of the Academy who have done well in CBSE Examinations. He also released Annual Bulletin, 2018 of the Academy in the Celebration.
Shri E. Sachi Singh, Secretary of the Academy, Dr. Khomdon Singh, retired Chief Librarian of Manipur University also spoke on the occasion.