Dimapur, September 14: Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya has congratulated Master Jason Whuorie, Master Kekhriezhazo Rino, Master Limatemjen N Jamir and Master Keneikhriezo Sanchu of Greenwood Higher Secondary School, Dimapur who built a genset-powered car for their School Science Exhibition. The four students led by their Principal, Uttam Basak and the Teacher Guide of the project, Sukumar Pradhan met the Governor at Raj Bhavan Kohima on September 14.
The Governor appreciated the inquisitiveness and skill of the students that led the team to develop the indigenous cart automobile and stated that they were now a part of “Skill India”, which is a dream of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.
Acharya said that science exhibitions help in bringing out hidden talents of students and with a focus on creating more awareness of science, technology and engineering. The scientific knowledge gained through participating is another outstanding benefit of science exhibitions, he added.
The Governor encouraged the students to continue working hard as they pursue their education and to be ready to use their knowledge for the development of the State in the coming days. He also enlightened the students on the various schemes and programmes of the Government which can be applied for their benefit. He also called on the students to be nodal agents in disseminating information of various schemes and programmes to the targeted beneficiaries as well.
Acharya also valued the encouragement and support given to the students by the Principal and all the teachers of Greenwood Higher Secondary School, Dimapur. He stated that such events should be organised so to develop potential of individuals and communities. He hoped that the School will continue to encourage and support students to come up with innovative and novel ideas to strengthen Nagaland in particular and India in general.
The Governor donated Rs 1 lakh to Greenwood Higher Secondary School for institution of awards in the school. (Page News Service)