Date: 16 September 2016 …. Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar recently felicitated nine teachers with state awards constituted by education dept, in a special programme organised on account of teachers day at Kala Academy.  While addressing the gathering CM urged teachers faculty to strive hard in order to inculcate values among students for family building, cleanliness and traffic management. Since Students learn in school is future genre of the society, it’s high time now that they need to be well cultured with social values.  

At the 55th teachers day function the Chief Minister in his speech said, Road accidents in the state are on high rise. Every day on an average state witnesses one accidental death. 80% of People who die due to road accidents are mostly between 18 to 30 age group and this problem needs to be tackled seriously.  Teachers therefore  can play an important role to spread sense of traffic discipline among their students. Shri Parsekar also expressed serious concern about rising ratio of marital divorce in the society. Degradation of family values could be one the reasons to make marriage a failure. In such a scenario if a teacher propagates importance of family emotions in social set up, it could become great help in upbringing of good generation. Importance of cleanliness have to be taught and practised in schools he further added.

Chief Minister  informed that  since schools in the Panjim city are shifted to Cujira School complex at Bambolim, Similarly  Margao and Ponda will also have Educational institutions outside city soon. In Every five years term two school complexes will be built in phased manner.

In the category of Primary teacher Smt. Kashi Sablo Naik, Smt. Surekha Naik, category of Secondary techers Shri. Balchandra damodar Bhave, Shri.  Vivek Dayanand Bodke, Shri. Umar Farooque Goundi, In Headmasters Categaory Shri. Dadu Pandurang Parab, Fr. Domnic Savio Fernandes, and in Grade -1 categaory Smt Sumedha Kamat Dessai, Principal category Shri Ramchandra Mukund Barve were felicited with State awards by the  Chief Minister.

Secretary for Education, Smt. Nila Mohanan focused upon road map for further development in education sector. She said that this road map has to be prepared by taking all the stake holders into confidence.

Director of Education Shri G.P.Bhat  welcomed . Smt Akshata Bhat compered the programme. Assistant Director of Education Shri S.S.Ghadi gave vote of thanks.