Dimapur, April 23: Nagaland Governor PB Acharya today stressed on the importance of information technology in empowering students with the right knowledge to keep up with the ever changing ways of technology.
Addressing the free IT workshop for computer/IT teachers of Nagaland initiated by the State Department of School Education Tuesday at Dr. Neilhouzhu Government Higher Secondary School, Seikhazou, Kohima, the Governor maintained that for any society or nation to prosper, education should be the mantra. And empowerment by knowledge is the goal of education, he said.
Achievers should be givers and education system should be broadminded and therefore through the IT system the students will be empowered with the right knowledge to keep up with the ever changing ways of technology, he said.
The Governor hoped that the workshop, which will also be held in other districts, will help the teachers and students to march ahead with the right dialect and the youths in the future will not be job seekers but job givers.
“Technology is here to stay to help us,” said Advisor Sukhalu, adding that “IT will help achieve the focus of qualitative education.” He added that through technology education, we can have a better generation of younger boys and girls who will take the state forward.
He was optimistic that the teachers will make the best use of the platform and educate the students well in return.
INFC Mumbai, Nidhi Poddhar, who spoke as the resource person, said that technology has a way of connecting people, getting people closer, and apps like WhatsApp, Skype and facetime has really made people more connected and minimized the distances of reaching out to others. Technology is the next big thing which is necessary in our lives, she added.
She further highlighted that the workshop is enabled by INFC, initiated by Governor of Nagaland, sponsored by Saraswat Bank and conducted by USM’s Shriram Mantri Vidyanidhi Info Tech Academy.
Nidhi also expressed that the workshop is a new beginning of a new friendship between the people of Nagaland and Maharashtra.
Opening remarks was delivered by Principal Secretary, DoSE & SCERT, Menukhol John. (Page News Service)