Average students’ progress must also be encouraged: Joykumar

10 June 2017

IMPHAL | June 10 (DIPR)
Deputy Chief Minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh said students who have improved from their previous academic performance are also to be encouraged beside encouraging meritorious students.
He was speaking at the 19th Major S Kipgen, SM (Pagin) Foundation Meritorious Award in High School Leaving Certificate Examination 2017, distribution ceremony held at Emmanuel Higher Secondary School, Haipi in Kangpokpi district today.
Joykumar said that nowadays the pattern of learning process is very much different from the olden days. Most of the students have relied on tuition which were only a few in those days. He said students at any level should be encouraged so that they can face challenges and score higher marks in the examination also.
He continued that three things are important while talking about quality education. Learning, understanding and application are the basic steps through which we can bring quality education. Students should understand what they learn and should try to apply it so that different concepts can be developed. He lauded the students and wished them to bring laurels in their future life.
Speaking at the function Health minister, L. Jayantakumar Singh urged the students to aim excellence to serve people and to contribute to the society. He said social education is very much important in human lives. Despite all good career and certificates, what is important is the association with people and application of what we learn in society, he added.
Tribal Affairs minister, N Kayisii while praising the students said, strong determination accompanying with aim are essential to get success in life. He said students should try their best to achieve what they want as it is the best way to serve parents also.
Altogether 11 toppers of Sadar Hills District were awarded in the function.
Earlier in the day, the deputy Chief Minister attended meritorious award distribution ceremony held at Pari Imom Sindam Sang, Lanjing where awards along with gold medal was presented to 21st position holder of High School Leaving Certificate Examination 2017, Kumari Konthoujam Pinki Devi and other outstanding students.
Deputy Chief Minister also inspected the Taxation office in the erstwhile Guwahati High Court, Imphal Bench Complex in North AOC today. He inspected the ongoing renovation works in the office complex and instructed the concerned officials to complete the work by next week.


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