Imphal, Nov. 14: CAF & PD, Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation Minister Karam Shyam today distributed prizes to Urikhinbam Chittaranjan Singh & Miss Maibam Babita for the best teachers’ award on the occasion of 4th Annual Day cum Children’s Day function held at the campus of S.I.School, Canchipur. Sinam Rezia, a class 10 student , bagged the award for the best student of the year.
The best teachers’ award comprises of a certificate, gift voucher, bouquet and a cash prize of Rs.2000 while the best student award includes a certificate, gift and a cash prize of Rs.1000.
The role of today’s students is not merely to earn degrees but to learn moral virtues, good manners and discipline from their teachers and environment and indulge in social and extra-curricular activities, Minister Karam Shyam advised the gathering speaking as Chief Guest of the function.
Appreciating the work and tedious efforts of teachers in private schools who are tirelessly producing brilliant students every year inspite of their low salaries as compared with teachers in Government schools , he said that students and teachers should collaborate together in order to exploit the talents, potential and credibility of the students to the maximum extent. To build a better society, the important ingredients are: being good, ideal, positive in thoughts and outlook like dress, inculcating good teachings from others and developing friendly relations with guardian & family members, he also stressed.
Speaking at the occasion, N. Ibohal said that a school should be child-centred and students should value that time is money and avoid unfair means for success in competitive exams.
Secretary, School Managing Committee, Ch. Jotin Singh; Retired Assistant, Head Master, Canchipur High School, Shri N.Ibohal Singh and Principal in-charge, S.I.School, Canchipur, Shri S. Chaoba Singh also chaired the function as the President, Guest of Honour and Presidium Member respectively.