'Meghalaya failed to create conducive environment for children'
FROM OUR STAFF CORRESPONDENT
SHILLONG, Feb 17: Admitting the fact that Meghalya had not been able to create that kind of conducive environment to eble our children to unleash their potentialities, the state Chief Minister, Mukul Sangma on Wednesday said it was time now to realize our mistake and take mid-course correction.
The elated Chief Minister after the state successfully co-hosted the 12th South Asian Games by an announcement that the next target is to host the tiol Games in 2022 spoke at length on the success story Montfort Centre of Education, Tura, who bagged 32 medals during the 20th tiol Games for the Hearing Impaired, 2016 held at Hyderabad from January 4 to 8 can motivate the government and the people.
The 17-member team from Montfort represented the State of Meghalaya at the tiol Games. This is the second time the school has represented the State. In 2015 Games, the students of Montfort had won three bronze medals. This year, the students have put up an outstanding performance bagging 32 medals, including 12 Gold medals.
The felicitation programme was held at Tura Circuit House organized by the District Administration and was participated by local leaders, district officials, teachers and students of Montfort School, among others.
The Chief Minister also handed over sports kits to the school and interacted with the students in a sign language.