Foundation laid for new SDJHSS campus


Dimapur, August 27: The oldest private school of Nagaland, which began its services prior to 1947, will get a new campus very soon at Army Supply road, Dimapur. The foundation stone of the new building of Shree Digamber Jain Higher Secondary School was inaugurated by DC Dimapur, Sushil Kumar Patel, IAS on Monday in presence of various community leaders.
Speaking on the occasion, Patel assured the Jain community of his administration’s full cooperation for the noble venture which will lead to the building of careers of thousands of students from not only Jain community, but from all the communities and various sections of Nagaland. He wished for the speedy completion of the institutional buildings, besides other amenities as needed.
The foundation stone was laid by the senior most citizen of Jain community in Nagaland, Chiranjilal Patni. Despite being in his nineties, he offered his families’ services in every possible manner in the construction of the new school building.
President Sethi informed that the school will be one of its kind with all possible amenities and streams of studies available for every section of the society.
The foundation laying ceremony was followed by a community feast at Jain Bhawan, offered by Suresh Chhabra, secretary, Mahavir Sthal. Earlier, a procession was taken out from Jain Temple to Mahavir Sthal, which was led by the Jain school band. (Page News Service)