STAR Education, the transformative education programme led by Chief Minister N Biren Singh, celebrated International Women’s Day on the theme “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality” on Sunday at Imphal Hotel.
ETA’s “Women of Substance” award 2023 was also held as a part of the celebration, Northeast Women’s Network as a gold sponsor of the award ceremony.
As a part of the 3rd edition of the Annual ETA Manipur, STAR Education presented an “Exemplary Service in Education” Award to Leiyami Tontanga, STAR teacher from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Awasiya Vidyalaya, Heinoukhong among other admirable women.
Leiyami has been an educator for almost 10 years working strongly towards moulding children for their bright future.
Speaking at the event, Amrita Thingujam, Managing Director of STAR Education said, “at STAR Education Manipur, we firmly believe that education is a powerful tool for empowering women and girls. We are committed to providing quality education to young women, equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue their dreams and build successful careers”.
STAR Education team participated in the event to support the cause and promote gender equity. The program will also dedicate the month of March to women educators in the efforts to promote gender equity in education.
It may be mentioned that STAR Education is a part of CM’s School Fagathansi Mission under Government of Manipur to transform the education system of the State through excellence in teaching and learning in classrooms, ensuring strong learning outcomes for children and better growth for the state.