We have to ensure that our education system strengthens culture & empowered to create Viksit Bharat: LG Sinha

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday called upon the educational institutions, teaching community to reinforce the ideals of nation building and transform the youth into the ambassadors of a progressive India.
Speaking at the Annual Day Celebration of Sainik School, Nagrota here, Sinha said, “Sainik School Nagrota has always lived up to its motto of “Gyan, Veerta aur Anushasan” – Knowledge, Bravery and Discipline and its alumni are rendering distinguished service to the nation in various other sectors.”
“Education nurtures future leaders. They are symbols of ambitious India, determined to create a knowledge society and advance India’s economic prowess in the world,” the Lt Governor said.
He congratulated the Administration, students and teachers of the institution on the occasion.
“We have to ensure that our education system strengthens the culture and ethos and is empowered to create a strong, prosperous and Viksit Bharat,” he said.
The Lieutenant Governor advised the students to focus on life skills, find their inner voice, learn through their own experiences and collaborations and said, “Discipline, strong character and self-confidence to overcome challenges will guide you towards a glorious future.”
He reiterated the commitment of the UT Administration to provide necessary support to the Sainik Schoo and also extended felicitations to the Cadets of Sainik School Nagrota who excelled in the prestigious NDA examination.
On the occasion, the Lt Governor handed over the 32 seater school bus costing Rs 21.38 lakh, sponsored by the UT Administration, to the officials of the Sainik School.
Earlier, the Lt Governor received the ceremonial Guard of Honor from the students and presented the academic awards to meritorious cadets.
He also inaugurated the Arts and Science Exhibition and visited the School’s IT Computer Lab and Atal Tinkering Lab.
Students presented captivating performances on the theme of national integration and highlighting social issues.
Lt Gen Sanjeep Jain, GOC 16 Corps Nagrota; Maj Gen Shailendra Singh, Chief of Staff & Chairman Local Board of Administration; Capt (IN) AK Desai, Principal Sainik School Nagrota; officials of Army and UT administration; teachers, students and parents were present.


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