Dimapur, April 21: The inaugural programme of Padhna Likhna Abhiyan was conducted at DC’s conference hall, Kiphire on April 21.
Delivering the keynote address, Director, School Education, Wonthungo Tsopoe said that the department has invited teachers to the programme as they play an important role in transforming the society and can execute the programme effectively.
He also encouraged the church, village councils and village education committees to assist the teachers in educating children. He urged the teachers to be dedicated and sincere in their duties in order to give quality education to children and asked the teachers to keep themselves updated.
He added that many government high schools are facing problem due to shortage of headmasters which the department is trying to redress at the earliest.
SDO (C), Kiphire, James Khulu Tikhir said that the purpose of the programme was to achieve total literacy by 2030. He said that through collective effort the target can be achieved and teachers can play an important role for transforming society. (Page News Service)