FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
Itagar, June 14: In a departure from the past, Chief Minister Kalikho Pul took class of the students of Government Middle School here, under Vidyanjali programme launched by the department of School Education & Literacy under union Human Resource Development ministry.
In the half hour class took by him on Sunday, Pul taught the students on a lesson “Love for your country”, an official release informed here today.
The chief minister exhorted the students to study sincerely and try to understand the lessons instead of only memorizing for scoring marks in exam.
“As the pattern of education and competition levels is changing day by day, you should prepare yourselves from the lower level and should abstain from bad habits like consuming tobacco products,” he advised the students.
He also advised them to maintain discipline and keep themselves away from the influenced of bad friends.
While interacting with the students, Pul asked them about their ambitions in life and advised them to work hard to achieve their dreams. He told them that scopes are not only limited to government jobs but there is future in other fields too.
The chief minister along with Education Minister Wanglin Lowangdong and a host of officials also inspected the school after the programme.
He inspected the classrooms, toilets and the teacher’s common room, the report said.
Shocked at the dilapidated conditions of the school building in the heart of capital complex, Pul asked the Head Master of the school to submit a proposal for renovation of the school building immediate along with inventory of the infrastructures and man powers.
He assured that the government would provide fund for construction of the school boundary wall, CC steps for the toilets, furniture and other immediate requirements of the school on priority.
Observing that there was no provision of water supply connection in the school toilets, he instructed the school authorities to get water supply connection immediately, the release added.