Imphal, March 10 (DIPR): As a part of the ‘Inauguration Fortnight’ to commemorate the first anniversary of the first BJP-led government, education minister Thokchom Radheshyam along with social welfare and cooperation, minister and also the MLA of the Kangpokpi Nemcha Kipgen today inaugurated six schools located in and around Kangpokpi district.
The schools inaugurated today were Saraswati Hindi Upper Primary School, Tuijang Part II Upper Primary School, Saikotjang Primary School, Chanmari Primary School, Thonte Primary School and Mokuli Primary School. The schools were constructed under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Manipur.
Radheshyam said education is the backbone for a progressive and development of our society. It is, therefore, the duty of every individual to provide the best infrastructure school for better learning and teaching of the children.
He said schools are considered as holy places where children from different communities irrespective of caste, creed and religion all come to get education. It is the place where the lives of the young children are nurtured and shaped, he added. He later appealed the locals and concerned officials to consider the schools as their own belonging.
Minister Nemcha Kipgen said education sector is one of the most important sectors in shaping the future of the masses. As such, she appealed all concerns to extend cooperation and consider the newly inaugurated school buildings as their own assets. She further drew the attention of all the concerned staffs to carry out their duty wholeheartedly.
The ministerial team also paid a visit to the Keithelmanbi Government High School. Replying to the Memoranda submitted to upgrade the Keithelmanbi Government High School to a Higher Secondary, education minister said he will consult this with the chief minister and assured that he will try to fulfil this dream of the Keithelmanbi locals as soon as possible. He also stated that once the school is upgraded, students from the nook and corner of the district will be able to receive their higher education.
Deputy commissioner, Pradeep Chandren, additional deputy commissioner Balkrishna Heisnam, Sub- divisional officer, Teresa Tangpua, of Kangpokpi district, concerned officials, staffs and students also attended the function.