Panaji, June 23, 2017 … The Chief Minister, Shri. Manohar Parrikar, has stressed on the importance of reading while speaking at a function held today at his official residence, Altinho, where students who have excelled at the tenth examination 2017 conducted by Goa Board were felicitated.
The Chief Minister further said that reading helps students get a clearer perspective on life and on the choices they have to make.
Recalling his days studying at the prestigious IIT (Indian Institute of Technology), the Chief Minister in the informal interaction with the students, who were accompanied by their parents, emphasized the importance of having adequate financial resources to go for further studies. He brought to the notice of the students how the government, through schemes, was giving financial assistance to those who wish to pursue further studies both in Goa and outside the state.
The Chief Minister also spoke to the students of the government’s future plans to introduce courses in different disciples in the state.