SCHOOL EDUCATION Minister Narottam Mishra on Monday exhorted the teachers, especially school principals, to make Madhya Pradesh a pioneer state in attaining excellence in the field of school education.
He was the chief guest at a function organised at the Government Subhash Higher Secondary School of Excellence to felicitate meritorious students of last year’s high school and higher secondary examinations conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education.
In his address, he announced to organise informal programmes for principals working towards improving the results of board examinations.
On the occasion, principals of 38 higher secondary schools in Bhopal district were felicitated. They were presented certificates and gifts. Meritorious students who excelled in the board examinations were presented certificates and cheques.
District Education Officer Dhirendra Chaturvedi delivered the welcome address while joint director Dr O P Sharma proposed the vote of thanks and Government Subhash Higher Secondary School of Excellence principal Rajesh Tiwari conducted the proceedings.
Principals of several government and private higher secondary schools in the district and a large number of students attended the function.
‘Asha, Pushpa have immense talent’
AMONG THOSE felicitated, two students proved that success is possible despite the odds in life. Asha Gupta and Pushpa Damodar, students of Asha Niketan School, are speech and hearing impaired.
Their teacher Mukesh Bairagi said these girls have immense talent. “Despite being deaf and dumb, they are no less than any normal talented student,” he said.