SHILLONG, Sep 13: The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma has underscored the importance of education in the process of bringing about positive changes in a society while pointing out that his government is stressing on ensuring that quality education is imparted to the students in the state.
Conrad had made this comment while speaking as the chief guest of a function to mark the losing ceremony of the year long Diamond Jubilee Celebration of Auxilium Girls ‘ Higher Secondary School, Nongthymmai, Shillong on Thursday.
Stating that education is not just about school, the Chief Minister said that education is a complete eco system, while adding, “We are not here simply to educate the children but we are here to shape and mould students, we are here to take forward, we are here to change lives of our young children and it is about getting responsible citizens for our country”.
He also said that educated youth is the biggest asset of the state and the country and the teachers need to guides them and channelize their energy in the right direction.
Conrad also lauded the past and the present principal and teaching faculties for their selfless dedication to give the best education to the students of the school.
Earlier, the School Management System was inaugurated by local MLA, Charles Pyngrope. The School Management System was developed to store the data of the school with an aim for better information management.
Other highlights of the day include release of Diamond Jubilee Souvenir of the School by the Chief Minister besides songs and dances presented by the students of the school.
Sr. Joplin Suchiang, Principal, Auxilium Girls’ Higher Secondary School delivered the welcome address while Sr. Theresa Phawa, Vice Principal proposed the vote of thanks.