‘Skill education need of the hour’
Dimapur, June 8: Nagaland Governor, PB Acharya today expressed delight that the performance of girls were better than boys in the recently declared Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) examination results. He appreciated that unlike most parts of the country where the plight of girl child in the field of education is in a sorry state, in Nagaland all children are treated equally.
The Governor was speaking that the presentation ceremony of the Governor’s Awards to toppers, subject toppers in MILs & skill education subjects, Dr Neilhouzhü Kire Angami Award and felicitation of rank holders of the HSLC & HSSLC examinations 2018 at Raj Bhavan, Kohima on Friday.
The Governor also stated that students’ achievement in academics should reflect in the development of the State. “Education with skills empowerment is the need of the hour. Introduction of skill education subjects in the school curricula is essential if the country is to move forward,” he said.
Keeping in mind the importance of skill development of the students and to encourage students to embrace the dignity of labour, the Raj Bhavan has instituted awards in skill education subjects as well as in major/ modern Indian languages form this year, he informed.
The Governor congratulated the students, parents and the teachers for nurturing and moulding the students to their path to success, while also lauding the NBSE for declaring the examination results in time. The Governor said he was happy to commemorate 100 years of the First Naga matriculate Late Dr. Neilhouzhu Kire, with cash award of Rs 1 lakh for the 2018 HSLC topper.
The Governor presented the Governors Awards/Certificates to HSLC, HSSLC toppers & rank holders and awards for achievers in MIL & Skill Education subjects, NBSE Awards to HSLC & HSSLC Toppers and the Dr. Neilhouzhu Kire Award to HSLC topper.
Short speeches were delivered by Retd. DGP of Nagaland, K Kire and Principal Secretary School Education & SCERT, Menukhol John. They thanked the Governor for initiating such awards to encourage students.
(Page News Service)