Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta today stressed on the need to focus on providing value based learning to the students so that they can become responsible citizens of the society.
“The students must be taught citizen’s responsibility towards the nation right from the beginning,” he said, adding that, “overall development of students is imperative so that they can give expression to their ideas, thoughts and knowledge at various forums”.
The Speaker was addressing a gathering during a felicitation programme organized by Dainik Jagran group to honour the students who have excelled in the Sanskarshala programme organised by the newspaper group for inculcating social and religious values among the students.
Lauding the role of teachers in the life of students, the Speaker said students are the building blocks of the society and teachers are the sculptors who chisel out the best of student’s capabilities thus enabling them to become responsible citizens of tomorrow.
Viraj Laxmi Srivastava of Shangrilla Public School bagged the first prize while as Tanya and Vidushi Chalotra of Shiksha Niketan School and Maharishi Vidya Mandir School managed to secure second and third spots respectively in the category of 3-5 years of age.
Anubha Gupta of Shangrilla Public School secured the first place while as Maskeen Singh of Army Public School, Kaluchak and Charu Sharma of Shangrilla Public School picked the second and third spots in the category of 6-8 years of age.
In the category of 9-12 years, Rajeshwar from Army Public School, Akhnoor, Shivane Diwan from Maharishi Vidya Mandir School and Jasmeen Kour from Shri Guru Gobind Singh School bagged the first, second and third positions respectively. Thirty students were also given consolation prizes in all the categories. (PTK)