SEPPA: The Nyishi Elite Society (NES) in continuation with its school adoption programme on Saturday adopted the Government Secondary School, Pabua in East Kameng district.
Announcing the adoption, NES president Bengia Tolum said that the Society had decided to adopt schools in all Nyishi-dominated and inhabited districts of State. “The adoption programme is for awareness and motivation among the Nyishi community and inspiring all like-minded people,” Tolum said while requesting the people to shoulder the responsibility for the welfare of the society and development of educational institutions.
He called upon all community leaders and youth leaders to come forward and work for unity, integrity and development of the education sector and the welfare of the society.
“Our motto is to boost morale and show how to use available resources for the promotion and development of the education sector in Nyishi areas,” he said. Seppa (East) MLA Tapuk Taku in his address appealed to all to support the all-round development of East Kameng in general and the education and health sectors of the State in particular. Taku said that the Education sector has been given priority, and this adoption programme will help immensely. He appealed to all stakeholders to fight the drug menace that has been affecting the life of the youths. He further said that he is coordinating with the State government for following up on all developmental schemes.
On the sidelines, Taku said that another bank will be soon opened in the district headquarters. “We are also pursuing the installation of more mobile towers to resolve the network problem,” he said, adding that efforts were on to address the shortage of teachers in the district.
East Kameng district Deputy Commissioner GS Rajawat, NES general secretary Heri Maring, NES secretary in-charge of East Kameng Mara Kocho, District NES leader Radak Dada, social worker Rajo Gyadi, ANYA general secretary Bengia Tada, ANSU general secretary T. Ligu, executive members of NES, ANYA, ANSU, HoDs, former PRI members, GBs, students and teachers of Pabua Government Secondary School, and locals were present on the occasion. A book by Seppa Government College Principal Robin Hissang Tadung, titled ‘Feminism: Theory and Practice’ was released on the day.